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“Two Scoops” Is Just Right – Now Available!

January 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Allegory or Fairy Tale, American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Cottage Life, Cute, Economic Humor, Family Humor, Fantasy, Funny Dog, Funny Family, Funny Irony, Funny Rant, Funny Workplace, General Humor, General Interest, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Irony, Jokes, Lifestyle, Love, Mystery, Nostalgia, Not As It Seems, Oddball, Offbeat, Paranormal, Religious allegory, Romance, School Days, Science Fiction, Screwball, Slice of Life, Supernatural, Surprise Twists, Time Travel, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

A collection of some of the stories appearing on this blog site. Mr. Carrick’s entertaining books are perfect for when you want to relax. They are also spot-on gifts for almost any occasion. To order “Two Scoops” Is Just Right for Kindle from Amazon,  please click here. “Three Scoops” Is A Blast! can be obtained by pressing  here. “Four Scoops” […]

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My Wife and I Argue over our New i-Phone

September 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Clash of the Sexes, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Famous Actors, Feel Good, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny Rant, Funny Technology, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Movies, Oddball, Offbeat, Outrageous, Romance, Satire, Screwball, Slice of Life, Surprise Twists, Technology Advances, Uplifting, Whimsy, Witty

At the end of the day, Donna and I lie in bed and send messages out over Twitter by way of our new i-phone. The following is one of our typical conversations.   ME: Ho het yourwelf a hoof bool to reaf? That’s not what I typed.   DONNA: What did you mean to say? […]

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Disney Goes After a Bigger Fish than Marvel

September 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Allegory or Fairy Tale, American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Corporate Takeover, Cute, Economic Humor, Family Humor, Famous Actors, Farce, Funny Workplace, Jokes, Lifestyle, Movies, Offbeat, Outrageous, Satire, Screwball, Silly, Whimsy, Zany

After recently acquiring Marvel Comics, Disney Corporation is apparently now going after an even bigger corporate prize, Hell Inc. In a surprise move, it has been learned that the devil is interested in selling his interest in the underworld and moving to Palm Springs. There’s something about the climate there that appeals to him.   […]

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Catching Up on the Not So Local News

August 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Allegory or Fairy Tale, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Family Humor, General Humor, General Interest, Jokes, Lifestyle, Puns, Romance, Sexual Innuendo

North of the city, this past weekend, I eaves-dropped on the following conversation in a local diner.   MAN: Do ya suppose it’s okay to bury Barry in Barrie?   WOMAN: He wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.   MAN: Bad how he bought it, though.

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Twitter Bits

August 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Children and Pets, Family Humor, Funny Dog, General Humor, General Interest, Jokes, Lifestyle, Puns

You have to like Twitter. It yields access to large numbers of people that one could not otherwise reach. Through “following” and “followers”, direct messages and other commands it is a far more powerful tool than its simplistic design suggests.     However, its drawbacks are obvious. First is the brevity with which one’s message appears on […]

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Every Family Lives by Its Sayings

August 12th, 2009 · No Comments · American Humor, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Coming of Age, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Feel Good, Funny Family, Funny Parable, Funny Sayings, General Humor, General Interest, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Nostalgia, Oddball, Offbeat, Puns, Screwball, Slice of Life, Sweet, Uplifting, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

“When one scoop of ice cream is too much, two scoops can sometimes be just right.” That was something my wife, Donna, said one summer evening – perhaps unwittingly, we’ve never been quite sure – when the family walked to the local ice cream parlour for a cool treat. Then she demonstrated her belief in this […]

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