’Tis the season!
Including: The highfalutin amusements
The Astronomer of Nininger reports: “Santa had filed his flight plan with the Air Traffic Control Center and was heading down toward the Twin Cities with a load of toys for good little girls and boys. He and his team of reindeer had just begun their descent into the holding pattern above the Capitol in St. Paul when suddenly a green flash of light blinded Santa, and he couldn’t see where they were going.
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Keeping your eyes open
Highfalutin Amusements Division
Abbysgram of South St. Paul writes: “I have hearing loss and use Closed Captioning to watch television. I get so much entertainment by watching the Minnesota Wild games and seeing what the commentators are saying. Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what is being said compared to the CC on the screen, and sometimes it has me laughing out loud.
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Exactly what she had in mind!
Ramblin’ Rose reports: “Subject: The Velveeta Vindication.
“I am vindicated! No longer will I have to suffer the exchange of sly glances, raised eyebrows, or comments of ‘Interesting’ or ‘That’s different,’ the height of Minnesotan passive-aggressive non-statements. No, I can hold my head high as I report that Velveeta has been confirmed as the main ingredient of choice for mac-and-cheese.
Continue reading “Do you use Velveeta in your mac-and-cheese? Liquid Gold, it is!”
Out of the mouths of babes
Zoo Lou of St. Paul: “Subject: And a little child shall lead them.
“Once again, my faith in humanity has been restored after reading ‘What first-graders are thankful for in 2022’ in the Sunday Pioneer Press [11/20/2022].
“With so many negative things in the world, the wit, honesty and sincerity of these youngsters is an endless source of inspiration, hope and amusement. As the Bible says: ‘And a little child shall lead them.’
“Here are some of my favorite bits of wisdom from the soon-to-be-stewards of the Earth:
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The darnedest things
WARNING! Cute kid story ahead, from Rusty of St. Paul: “My daughter’s friend’s mother-in-law died recently. There was an open-casket wake for her.
Continue reading “A funny thing happened on the way to the funeral!”