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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

Too Naive...

Germantown, Police, Potpourri, Quality of Life, U.S.

Two different classroom experiences in the past two days have convinced me that I am too naive for my own good.

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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...


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.

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