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Delicious No Knead Cheddar Chive Bread Recipe

CHEDDAR-CHIVE BREAD 2 Cups lukewarm water 1 1/2 Tablespoons active dry yeast 2 Tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 Cups plus 2 Tablespoons cheddar cheese 1/2 Cup chopped fresh chives 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, unsalted 2 teaspoons salt 4 1/2 Cups all-purpose … Continue reading

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Frat Boys Break the Table

Several years ago, we used to sell for other people. A nice lady named Bobbie was one of our customers. She was downsizing to a smaller apartment after her daughter went off to college. Bobbie had a lot of high … Continue reading

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In Defense of Dog Poop

In a letter to an advice column recently, a homeowner described her confrontation with a dog walker.   His dog had soiled her lawn. As he was picking it up with a plastic bag, she asked him not to let the … Continue reading

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Johnny-Sells 10 Anniversary!

October marks the 10th anniversary of Johnny-Sells on eBay! In 2003, my wife Janet was an award winning Public Relations professional working for a real estate investment company. It was a thriving business with dozens of eager 20 somethings buying … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bucky Fuller!

R. Buckminster Fuller, known as “Bucky” was born with terrible vision. In fact, his vision was so poor that medical science didn’t invent eyeglasses that would allow him to see properly until he was in his early teens. Fuller attributed … Continue reading

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Thank Henry Ford for your 4th of July Cookout

A lot of people use this stuff for their holiday cookouts. “Henry Ford, always looking to turn a quick buck, noticed a large amount of his money being wasted on wood used in the manufacturing process of his model A … Continue reading

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Groucho Marx Salutes Father’s Day

Here’s a song about neckties.

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Why We Always Include a Packing Slip

There is a controversy among some online sellers about including packing slips with purchases.   Some sellers think they use too much paper and toner.  Others complain that the customer has all the information online anyway.   Still others consider the practice … Continue reading

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Worst Embroidered Logo Ever!

Can you tell what the heck this says? I’ve played a lot of golf.   And I’ve talked to a lot of golfers about their favorite golf courses.  One course that gets mentioned a lot is in southern Wisconsin. 

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Something About “Mad Men” Drives Me Mad

I really like the “Mad Men” TV show. The show is well written and witty and has a lot of characters with intricate back stories which are often just hinted at. One such character is Dawn Chambers, the secretary of … Continue reading

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