1. Everything I need is right here. Why would I ever travel?
2. Time slows down whenever I exercise, so I replaced my chair with a treadmill.
3. If you think sophomoric humor is annoying, try freshmanic.
4. To air is human, to give forth, sublime.
In Its Own Write
5. My book is so spooky, it’s paraabnormal.
6. Where are all the pre-apocalyptic stories?
Holidays & Events
7. The award for best actor should go to the guy who’s home sick watching the Oscars.
8. The Academy Award “Oscar” statuette could very well have been called the “Harmon,” “Nelson,” or “Pierce.” Why? (*answer below)
9. Oh, sorry, I thought you said today was Vampire’s Day.
10. The glow from the computer screen makes you look absolutely radiant. Happy Valentine’s Day!
11. I tried to think of something that rhymes with "Pope," but nope.
12. It’s the 21st Century. Time to rename the Grammys the MP3ys.
13. Happy Chinese New Year After the Dragon Year!
14. In this year’s Super Bowl, “MVP” stands for “Most Valuable Power.”
15. The Milk breaks two Blueberry tackles for a touchdown in the Super Bowl.
16. Times change. Someday Justin Bieber will be in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
17. Retweet this if you want more followers! Well, at least one.
* The actual origin of the Academy Award statuette name “Oscar” is unclear, but legend has it that it was named after actress Bette Davis’ husband Harmon Oscar Nelson or Oscar Pierce, uncle of the Academy’s one-time executive secretary, Margaret Herrick.
Images courtesy of Microsoft. Chinese New Year photo is property of M.G. Edwards.
M.G. Edwards is a writer of books and stories in the mystery, thriller and science fiction-fantasy genres. He also writes travel adventures. He is author of Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill, a non-fiction account of his attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, a collection of short stories called Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories and Alexander the Salamander, a children’s story set in the Amazon. His books are available to purchase as an e-book and in print from Amazon.com and other booksellers. He lives in Bangkok, Thailand with his wife Jing and son Alex.
For more books or stories by M.G. Edwards, visit his web site at www.mgedwards.com or his blog, World Adventurers. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Facebook, on Google+, or @m_g_edwards on Twitter.
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