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Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting How was your Christmas? It was wonderful. I got everything I wanted. It makes me think. About how lucky you are? No, it makes me think I should have asked for more. Driving by Bruce’s drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive...
DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, “If you see it in THE SUN it's so.” Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus? VIRGINIA O'HANLON. 115 WEST NINETY-FIFTH STREET. VIRGINIA, your little friends are wrong. They have been...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting I had nothing better to do, so I bought myself a house with six garages for Christmas. Six garages? What do you collect? Garages. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me, such as: I...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting I knew one of us would grow up to be an uber-cool and normal man. You did? And I knew the other one would grow up to be Al Batt. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me, such as:...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting I'm sorry I hurt your feelings when I called you stupid. I appreciate the apology. I wouldn't have called you stupid if I'd have thought you didn't know. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting I walk 6 miles each day. What's the secret to your dedication? There's this wonderful pizza place 3 miles from my home. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me, such as: I sat in my...
From Alliant Energy: Traditional holiday gatherings may have a whole new look this year due to the coronavirus. But cooks across the Midwest will still rely on one universal ingredient – energy. When compared to the other necessary ingredients for the holiday meal, energy remains one of the lowest...
Echoes -from the Loafers' Club Meeting What's wrong with you? I superglued my thumb and my forefinger together. Don't worry, everything will be OK. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me, such as: The times had yet to...
Many months ago Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, formerly known as Bunny and Goose, married and moved from Maple Court Apartments to their new rabbit hole home outdoors. In our imaginations, we can hear them conversing about a visit to Maple Court before winter sets in. Do you want to go back to the apartments...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting I've lost a family heirloom. My mood ring has gone missing. How do you feel about that? I don't know. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me, such as: I was in search of lost marbles...

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