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NaBloPoMo:What is the worst game to get stuck playing?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: What is the worst game to get stuck playing? I have said it once and I will say it again. Monopoly. Yep that is right, the iconic board games has got to be the worst game in the …

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Wendy’s Cool? Not!

In an effort to avoid not being beat down by the King and a Clown everybody’s favorite red headed step child, Wendy’s, is trying to re-invent itself. Starting late last year the burger chain came out with a line of new burgers that look an awful lot like the ones you might see at a Denver fast food joint, Smashburger. …

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NaBloPoMo: What sport do you wish you could try?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: What sport do you wish you could try? As I mentioned in an earlier post, I played A LOT of sports as a kid. I loved just about anything that required you to keep score. It could be anything from a game …

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NaBloPoMo: Did you have a favorite sports player as a child?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic: Did you have a favorite sports player as a child? Growing up I was a big football fan. I watched from my play pen. I loved Howard and Dandy Don. My mom even let me stay up late. I usually made it til at …

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NaBloPoMo: What do you do to celebrate a win?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: What do you do to celebrate a win? For the past seven years or so we have played Forto’s Fantasy Football. In early August we gear up for the draft and peruse over a multitude of stats books and prowl the Internet …

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NaBloPoMo: How did you feel as a child when you lost a game?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: How did you feel as a child when you lost a game? As I mentioned in an earlier post, in the Forto/Gibson household there were no points for second place. It was sudden death overtime every day and night, seven days a …

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NaBloPoMo: What sports did you play as a child?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is what sports did you play as a child? Truth be told I could play a mean game of jacks when I was a kid. I had my fair share of victories on the hopscotch court and ruled at kickball in my …

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McDonalds and the working poor

It’s just after the lunch rush at McDonalds on a Friday in Wasilla, Alaska. Things are calming down for the small battalion of worker in various blues, oranges, pinks and collared shirts that make up the “free uniform” garb. I am sitting in the first booth, the one that is closest to the only plug in the resturant, pecking away …

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