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Curmudgeon's Corner

cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner

Recent Readings...

Potpourri, Quality of Life

I find myself reading more contemplative things these days as we move from one political era to the next.  I have long admired Winston Churchill and was reminded, reading some anecdotes, of just how important humor and the ability to use self-deprecation can be in the role of a leader.  Some of those anecdotes follow:

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Village Buzz - December 3rd...

Education, Germantown, Police, School Board, Village Board, Village Buzz

Open Seats...

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We Voted For Change...

Economy, Healthcare, Political, Quality of Life, SCHIP, Taxes, U.S., Wisconsin

And, we're going to get 'change' if the Democrats have their way...and that seems likely.

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Fun With Words...

Potpourri

Here it goes...

    • You can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish.
    • I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger.  Then it hit me.
    • Police were called to a daycare center where a three-year old was resisting a rest.
    • Did you hear about the guy whose whole left side was cut off?  He's all right now.
    • The roundest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference.
    • When fish are in schools, they sometimes take debate.
    • A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months.
    • When the smog lifts in Los Angeles, U.C.L.A.
    • A thief fell and broke his leg in wet cement.  He became a hardened criminal.
    • The dead batteries were given out free of charge.
    • A dentist and a manicurist fought tooth and nail.
    • A bicycle can't stand alone.  It is two tired.
    • A will is a dead giveaway.
    • A chicken crossing the road is poultry in motion.
    • If you don't pay your exorcist, you can get repossessed.
    • You are stuck with your debt if you can't budge it.
    • A lot of money is tainted; 'taint yours and 'taint mine.
    • Those who get too big for their britches will be exposed in the end.
    • When you've seen one shopping center, you've seen a mall.
    • When she saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she'd dye.
    • Bakers trade bread recipes on a knead to know basis.
    • Santa's helpers are subordinate clauses.
    • Acupuncture; a jab well done.

Village Buzz - December 2nd...

County Board, Germantown, Political, Village Buzz, Wisconsin

Meeting With Assembly-person Elect Dan Knodl...

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