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  • A Pause In The (Non)Action For A Grand-dog & Grandkid Moment

    A Pause In The (Non)Action For A Grand-dog & Grandkid Moment

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 23321 – 1183 Here’s The Haps: Greetings all, I still have a lot going on but I had to share this picture with you. My plan is that over the next couple of days, I will post some Terrible Poetry for you as well. Purposefully, hopefully very bad.…

  • Yellowstone National Park on the Blogging A – Z Challenge

    Yellowstone National Park on the Blogging A – Z Challenge

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 23070 – 1118 Here’s the haps: So my son’s family and my wife’s favorite cousin have both done this trip and it will, I’m hoping, be my turn sooner than later. Yellowstone National Park has the distinction of being the first national park in the world. Before you…

  • Bit Off More Than He Could Chew‽

    Bit Off More Than He Could Chew‽

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 223035 – 1077 Here’s the haps: One of my favorite comic strips is Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis. Yes, before you criticize, I am aware that he can be vulgar (which is not all the time) but he is also genuinely funny. I especially love his puns…

  • Something Nice On The ‘Net Saturday

    Something Nice On The ‘Net Saturday

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 223030 – 1075 My Dear Readers, I apologize for posting this a bit late but life happens and I hope my tardiness will not distract from your enjoyment of something nice I found on the Internet. Here’s the haps: You know, I’m really enjoying doing this feature. I…

  • Old Bags & New Charges

    Old Bags & New Charges

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22998 – 1062 Here’s the haps: Well, 2023 has brought with it changes this year already. Colorado’s Democrat-controlled government has passed CO HB21-1162, Management Of Plastic Products which has gone into effect and is guaranteed to be costly and outright annoying. Retail stores will now be charging ten…

  • A Not Quite Hog Wild Post

    A Not Quite Hog Wild Post

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22933 – 1021 Here’s the haps: Pig With A Wooden Leg A man was walking in the country when he saw a pig with a wooden leg sitting outside a barn. As he was wondering what happened to the pig, the pig’s owner came along. The man asked…

  • Curmudgeonly Monday – Please, I Beg You, Just Wait Even If Retailers Can’t

    Curmudgeonly Monday – Please, I Beg You, Just Wait Even If Retailers Can’t

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22920 – 1007 Here’s the haps: I have had this blog for 18 years although there was a time of major depression when I didn’t post on it at all until I reached a dark epiphany about myself which you can read about here if you’d like. Anyway,…

  • Blogging A – Z Challenge 2022: K is for Killer Bunnies

    Blogging A – Z Challenge 2022: K is for Killer Bunnies

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22711 – 961 Here’s the haps: No, this is not a take-off of the Monty Python scene with the holy hand grenade but a bit of bizarre history I found. Before the invention of the printing press, scribes copied out books and manuscripts and such by hand and…

  • The Pronghorn Antelope Incident

    The Pronghorn Antelope Incident

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22629 – 937 Here’s the haps: Almost exactly seventeen years ago I wrote about a thing that happened when my wife was traveling all over the county taking care of people as a CNA and, since she doesn’t drive, I was her driver. I’ve only ever witnessed this…

  • Hey Boy Does It Again

    Hey Boy Does It Again

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22607 – 921 Here’s the haps: First, let me thank all of you for reading my story this last week. You guys are a class act. I feel blessed and privileged to have such a high-class audience. The link to all seven of the stories is https://blog.herbthiel.com/category/writing/my-stories/joseph/ <><><><><><><><>…

  • NaBloPoMo – National Blog Posting Month – Day 3 – My Uncle’s Barn Cat

    NaBloPoMo – National Blog Posting Month – Day 3 – My Uncle’s Barn Cat

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22552 – 865 Here’s the haps: Greetings Dearly Beloved, Beloved, and Liked-a-whole-lot, Fans, Friends, fiends, foes, foundlings, and assorted nice people who stop by. Welcome to day 3 of my daily posting challenge which is called NaBloPoMo – National Blog Posting Month. So far, so good. It can…

  • The Bully Chicken

    The Bully Chicken

    Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22476 – 856: Here’s the haps: Former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt often used the phrase, “Bully for you!” This meant you had done something commendable or extraordinary. “very good; excellent.” The way we more commonly use it (in American English) nowadays is defined like Cherie White over at…

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