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A Tickle in the Funny Bone

My first ebook, A Tickle in the Funny Bone, is a dozen of my humorous columns including all the April Fool’s ones and the hilarious responses. Readers’ comments: I had a good laugh at this one - still wiping away the tears! I like your sense of humour! I laughed all the way through. I...

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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Hansje Enjoys a Special Christmas Feast

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A true Christmas story from the first volume of my upcoming auto-biography–written to be read to children. Yes, my name was Hansje. This happened in 1944 during the Nazi occupation of Holland. The December that Hansje was six years old was not a fun time. First, it was much colder than usual. And the bad soldiers often shut off the electricity and the gas. So the heaters were off most of the time, even the burners on the kitchen stove …

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Solitude and Silence: The Keys to Unlocking the Treasures Within

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We’ve all seen them on the freeway—cars with their turn signals blinking steadily, but not changing lanes, driven by old guys in their extreme seventies or eighties. Apparently, some old men activate their turn signals before they even start the car. Monastic Cell on Wheels Being an old guy myself, I do something similar. The first thing I do when I start to drive is to turn off the radio if it’s on. Yes, often before I even fasten the …

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