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Al Batt, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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Al Batt: It’s raining something most fowl

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I entered a 5-mile run, but it didn’t go well. You didn’t finish last, did you? Not yet. Driving ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: Strange days have found us

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Well, I’m still insufficiently crazy. That’s your opinion. When will this pandemic be over? Be quiet and eat your ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: The consequences of unforwarded emails

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting For over 37 years, I’ve been going to the same barber. And how does he reward my loyalty? I ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: Conspiracy theory = internet

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting You’re eating your tomato soup with a fork. I know. Why are you doing that? I don’t like tomato ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: The right size for grocery shopping

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting A sweater I bought was filled with static electricity, so I returned it to the store. Did you get ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: I’ve been told my mask is inside out

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I put cow manure on my strawberries this year. I’ve heard that’s a good thing to do. Maybe so, ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: A good stick is a multi-use tool

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I tried your advice on fixing my lawn mower. Did it work? No. That doesn’t surprise me. It never ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: You can drive a lot of smoots while in Texas

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting What’s wrong? I called my eye doctor, but he can’t see me. Sounds like he needs glasses. Driving by ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: Days go by too quickly

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I told my wife I wanted to be cremated. It’s good to talk about those kinds of things. No, ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: Surprised by Time’s Person of the Year

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I set a record time for jogging last week. Nice going. Yup, it took me less than a minute ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:30 am

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Al Batt: I’m stuck on the idea of crows and the time it takes for patience

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting When I was a kid, there were always a couple of never-going-to-run-again junker cars in our yard. Did that ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:30 am

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Batt: The value of a cigar band

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Zoom Meeting   I was having a great day until it happened.   What happened?   My good luck horseshoe ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:46 am

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Al Batt: The ins and outs of holding one’s breath

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Masked Meeting I believe it’s good luck to hold my breath when an ambulance goes by. I never heard of ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:01 am

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Al Batt: A question of lightning rods

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Outdoor Meeting I want to be a millionaire just like my father. Your father was wealthy? No, but he wanted ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:50 am

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Al Batt: We’re all happy to see the world again

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Outdoor Meeting My Uncle Pete put signs reading “87” all over his lawn. Why did he do that? He’s beginning ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:44 am

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