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The Millennials

Millennials have a completely new way of going about doing things: Communicating, dining out, working, habitation, dating and finally marriage. Here’s how one father got the word of his daughter’s impending nuptials.

Millennial Marriage! The New Way


Dearest Dad….
I’m coming home to get married soon, so get your checkbook out. I’m in love with a man who is far away from me.
As you know, I’m in Australia and he lives in Scotland. We met on a dating website, became friends on Facebook, and had long chats on WhatsApp. He proposed to me on
Skype, and now we’ve had two months of a relationship through Viber.

My beloved Dad, I’d like your blessing, good wishes, and a really big wedding. Lots of love and thanks.

Your daughter, Lilly



My Dear Lilly,

Like wow! Cool!

I suggest that you two get married on Twitter, have fun on Tango, buy your kids on Amazon, and pay for it all through PayPal.
And when you get fed up with your new husband, sell him on eBay.


Historical happenings

2/18/1878 ~ The bitter and bloody Lincoln County War begins with the murder of Billy the Kid‘s mentor, Englishman and rancher John Tunstall.

2/18/1885 ~ The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, is published in New York.

2/18/1962 ~ Robert F. Kennedy says that U.S. troops will stay in Vietnam until Communism is defeated.

Ponder this

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

~ Henry Adams

Cognitive dissonance

When Trump mentioned the idea of a military parade, the Left went into a brief collective catatonic state. They emerged from that and promptly set their hair on fire.

Of course they conveniently forget that Obama had his military parade.

Perhaps the Left wouldn’t be so upset if Trump didn’t hold the parade in DC, but instead held it in Pyongyang, North Korea. Maybe even ran over that fat boy with a couple of main battle tanks.

Sack cloth and Ashes

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. For those of a somewhat devout nature, there is suppose to be a time of penance for all those misdeeds accumulated over the past year. Traditionally, one gives up something for the Lenten period since going about in sack cloth and ashes has gone out of style for now.

The usual ideas of ‘suffering’ for Lent circle around giving up things one likes such as ice cream or candy (kid stuff) beer (man stuff). Since this is written from a male perspective, women are on their own. Maybe stop watching “The View”, noshing or demand more sex. I can’t think of anything else.

Guys, what you need is a list of things that you can do which you CAN and WILL keep right through the Lenten period. Here are some; I’m sure you can with your fertile imaginations add to this list before sundown.

  1. Give up jogging
  2. Stop getting out of bed before 10:00
  3. Exercise! Join the Bowl & Beer League two nights a week
  4. Improve your mind and body, join a New Age Naked Yoga Club
  5. Don’t shave for the entire period of Lent

There are many other things that you can do depending on the area of the country in which you live. Test fishing lures, Barcoloungers, become a judge at pole dancing competitions.
Lent does not need to be a dreary time, a prelude to Spring and Easter.

Ponder this

Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.

~ Will Durant