Miscellaneous stuff – Humor, puzzles etc
I have a friend with severe allergies to insect venom. One afternoon I was in my room and saw the mother of all wasps on the window. This thing was HUGE. I was determined to get rid of it but I did something really stupid…. Continue reading
My grandmother had one of these in the 1970’s. The tub was the washer. The top part was a hand cranked or powered wringer. If you never knew the origin of “Don’t get your ___ caught in the ringer” this picture should explain it. The whole process was very manual as you can see in the video below. I came across this while buying a modern dryer at Anchor Appliance in Tuckerton New Jersey (Got a good deal too!!). They had a collection of old appliance but unfortunately they had a fire. I’m not sure if any of the vintage appliances survived or were replaced. Continue reading
What an unfortunate license plate for an ambulance. If you needed to get to a hospital immediately, would you go in this ambulance or wait for the next one?
One evening, I decided “Screw the diet” and got a can of whipped cream out of the fridge to top some ice cream. Unfortunately I dropped it. When it hit the floor, it converted itself into an unguided ballistic whipped cream rocket. The can launched into a corksrew flight pattern spewing whipped cream everywhere. I mean everywhere. Continue reading
We had a white deer in the herd for a while. They are not known as albinos. Continue reading
While visiting the Tuckerton Seaport in 2009, I saw a Vintage Mercury Outboard that was very similar to one I owned.
It appears that we made a wrong turn… Continue reading
Angels by Within Temptation. A haunting song featuring the beautiful voice of Sharon Den Adel