10 Fun Facts about Indianapolis

Maybe instead of 10 fun facts about Indianapolis I should’ve titled this post 10 odd and unusual things you might not know about Indy. Don’t get me wrong, I love Indianapolis. It's my home. My two daughters and four grandchildren live in Florida. They wonder why I'm not living near them in paradise. As much [...]

By |2024-04-11T13:50:38+00:00April 11th, 2024|Humor|Comments Off on 10 Fun Facts about Indianapolis

My Top 10 Signs of Spring

It's time for my top ten signs of Spring. This week ushered in the official first day of Spring. I know because it's clearly marked on my calendar. Looking outside gives me no clue — it's cold, and it might snow. Such is Spring in Indiana. As Mark Twain said, "In the Spring, I have [...]

By |2024-03-21T13:52:50+00:00March 21st, 2024|Humor|Comments Off on My Top 10 Signs of Spring

The Next Big Thing in Blogging The Scanabilty Filter

Editor's note: While editing this post from Mr. Clark, I searched for a hyperlink to "The Scanabilty Filter – A New Way to Write." I didn't find one because there is no such thing, and this post is illogical. You can be certain the writer's tongue was held to his cheek throughout the entire post. Content marketing [...]

By |2024-02-15T14:11:01+00:00February 15th, 2024|Humor, Writing|Comments Off on The Next Big Thing in Blogging The Scanabilty Filter

What Was the Worst Christmas Gift You Ever Received?

So, what was the worst Christmas gift you ever received? Let me begin by saying I'm not ungrateful for gifts. It's the thought that counts, right? However, this list could have been titled "What Were They Thinking?" I gathered this list from friends and former co-workers. I couldn't make this up. *The names have been [...]

By |2023-11-30T14:51:31+00:00November 30th, 2023|Humor|Comments Off on What Was the Worst Christmas Gift You Ever Received?

Should Humor Be Used in Marketing?

So, should humor be used in marketing? Yes, it should be used but be careful. Using humor in marketing can help a brand connect with an audience by showing a human side. You can use humor in marketing to grab attention, engage an audience, and create interest. However, it can also backfire when used inappropriately. [...]

By |2023-11-09T14:50:29+00:00November 9th, 2023|Humor, Sales and Marketing|Comments Off on Should Humor Be Used in Marketing?

Keep the Change

The phrase "Keep the change" has been around for decades, but where did this phrase come from? Some say it originated in the early 20th century when coins were more valuable, and it was common to tip with a silver dollar. The idea was that if your bill came to $4.50 and you gave the [...]

By |2023-10-04T20:13:31+00:00August 24th, 2023|Humor|Comments Off on Keep the Change

Steak Night

When I was a child, steak night was a family tradition as far back as I can remember. My family moved from Anderson to Connersville, IN, when I was four. My dad was the produce manager at the Standard Grocery store in Anderson. He accepted a promotion as manager of the Connersville store. My younger [...]

By |2023-10-04T20:14:14+00:00August 17th, 2023|Humor|Comments Off on Steak Night

Life in these United States

My mom and dad both made it into Readers Digest Life in These United States. It was a collection of funny and sometimes heartwarming anecdotes about life in America. The first time my parents were in the magazine was in 1973. The Ben Davis Giants and Decatur Central Hawks played Indiana's first high school overtime [...]

By |2023-10-04T20:14:54+00:00August 10th, 2023|Humor|Comments Off on Life in these United States
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