Category Archives: I deserve a break today

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NWO Packs it in

After a little better than two years, I’ve decided it’s time for New World Odor to fade into the sunset. I’d like to thank all of my friends and readers who offered support and shared opinions here. Continue reading

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Takin’ a Break

The mercury is up along with my need for throttle therapy. The TV is off, my bike is nearly road ready and I’m chompin’ at the bit. Continue reading

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If I Ever Actually Read a Blog Entitled “Ramblings,” Shoot Me

Since I’ve been hacking away at this seemingly purposeless activity we’ve come to know as “blogging,” I’ve come across thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of blogs, many of which I skim to see if they have any features I think … Continue reading

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Mrs. Bob Bob Robin by Dr. “Flute” Snyder

Mrs. Bob Bob Robin found a nesting site about five feet outside Ann’s bathroom window. Ann watched as the nest grew on a level branch. Since Mister Robin looked so similar to Mrs. R., it was hard to tell which was which. Soon, Mrs. BB Robin settled down on the nest, mostly facing westerly into the heart of the tree, but clearly visible: maybe too visible. Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

If you’ve ever wondered whose eyes glare atop New World Odor, they are mine, when I was in my late twenties. I found a shot recent of my youngest son, Steve (age 22) and couldn’t help but notice the similarity. Great looking kid, eh? Continue reading

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“What is Money?” By Mike Schaefer

When I was a kid, we used to pay a nickel for a full-sized candy bar. You spend a nickel on “penny candy,” you get a fist full. If I recall, comic books were a dime. It was a quarter to see a movie (for kids, at a matinee). My parents talked about what they paid for some of these when they were kids and their stories made me long for those earlier times. Continue reading

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The Reservoir… A Kind of Economic History -Mike Schaefer

Over the past couple decades, America has consolidated and drained its reservoirs – living day-to-day, ignoring the future, depleting resources at an unprecedented rate. As a result, our “reserves” are at a level unseen since the early days of the system. How did this happen? Continue reading

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“The Salad” – Mike Schaefer

Throughout America’s journey, immigrants were indeed expected to assimilate. While the “melting pot” analogy may have once been accurate, today America seems more like a “salad bowl.” Continue reading

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Anal Cyst Petitions Court for Removal From Limbaugh’s Sphincter

I’d like to try something different. Above I’ve provided a tile for an article to which I would guess that many of you may be able to contribute — much in the way folks contribute to Wikipedia. I know that … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl, Confidence and the Hooters Girl

Bert was only 12 but knew he was a man. And he was about to become legend by trying to charm the Hooter’s girl. Continue reading

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