VIEW from the BLEACHERS

My personal search for signs of intelligent life in the universe and in my neighborhood

A humor blog

by Tim Jones, BA, JD, MBA, ESQ, FAQ, INC, LOL, WTF, UBU, IDK, ETC

My Lame Utah National Parks Vacation

My Lame Utah National Parks Vacation

Recently, my wife and I took a two-week vacation to see all five of Utah’s national parks. The experience was, well, disappointing. I was utterly unimpressed. Utahns like to refer to them as “The Mighty Five.” I prefer to call them “The Forget ‘em Five.”

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The Burden of Being a Good Sport

The Burden of Being a Good Sport

I’m not the most handsome man in the world, or the smartest, or, as my kids periodically remind me, the most successful. But there is one thing EVERYBODY who knows me seems to agree on: I’m a really good sport. And that has gotten me into trouble at times.

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How to Handle a Phone Scammer – Part 2 of 2

How to Handle a Phone Scammer – Part 2 of 2

I’m often a victim of threatening phone calls telling me the IRS is investigating me for tax fraud, or my social security # has somehow been compromised. When you get one of these annoying phone scams, the mature, adult thing to do is to hang up immediately. That’s why I never do that. I prefer to have a little fun with the scammer instead. (Part 2 of a 2-part post)

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How to Handle a Phone Scammer – Part 2 of 2

How to Handle a Phone Scammer – Part 1 of 2

I’m often a victim of threatening phone calls telling me the IRS is investigating me for tax fraud, or my social security # has somehow been compromised. When you get one of these annoying phone scams, the mature, adult thing to do is to hang up immediately. That’s why I never do that. I prefer to have a little fun with the scammer instead.

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