Al Batt, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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Al Batt: On the lookout for a watch

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I signed up for the neighborhood watch. Good for you. I hope it’s a Rolex. Driving by Bruce’s drive ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 6:04 pm

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Al Batt: Help me with some privacy

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’ve been doing some naked sunbathing in my yard. Why on earth are you doing that? So my neighbors ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 6:10 pm

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Al Batt: Man caves make games better

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I saw a great baseball game on TV last night. Which one? The one in my man cave. Driving ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, July 19, 2022 6:15 pm

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Robert W. Pettitt, 95

Robert Wesley Pettitt, age 95, of Austin, passed away with family at his bedside on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home. Bob ... Read more

by Al Batt, Monday, July 11, 2022 5:02 pm

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Al Batt: What a coincidence-good morning

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Good morning. Oh, my goodness! What? I was going to say the same thing. Driving by Bruce’s drive I ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, July 5, 2022 4:40 pm

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Al Batt: This book seems familiar

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’ll be right back with your beef dinner special. Could I have extra mashed potatoes? I’m sorry, but the ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 5:56 pm

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Al Batt: My neighbor’s pilot episode

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’m making a documentary about my neighbor’s powered paraglider. How is that going? Good. I’ve already filmed the pilot. ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:38 pm

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Al Batt: Authorized to open doors

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’m headed to the courthouse to have my name officially changed to “Authorized Personnel.” Why would you do that? ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 5:40 pm

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Al Batt: Celebrating today and the past

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting My new hearing aid is working great. What kind is it?      It’s 2:30. Driving by Bruce’s drive ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:18 pm

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Al Batt: May be a swift temperature change

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting The online thesaurus I’ve been using is terrible. How bad is it? It’s terrible. Driving by Bruce’s drive I ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 5:33 pm

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Marilyn J. Wilson, 89

Marilyn J. Wilson, 89, of Austin, MN, died Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Comforcare in Austin. Marilyn June Wilson was born May 27, 1932 in ... Read more

by Al Batt, Friday, May 20, 2022 1:12 pm

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Al Batt: I never noticed that before

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Good morning. Can I ask a stupid question? Can you ever. Driving by Bruce’s drive I have a wonderful ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 5:39 pm

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Rick J. Kloeckner, 63

Rick James Kloeckner, age 63, of Austin, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Mayo Health System-Austin. Rick was born November 28, 1958, in Austin, Minnesota ... Read more

by Al Batt, Monday, May 16, 2022 3:14 pm

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Al Batt: May the chameleon of seasons

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting    You make a sound argument. Really? You never agree with me. That’s because your arguments are nothing but ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 6:47 pm

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Al Batt: You mean fish trees don’t exist?

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting My ear is plugged.     Which ear is it? It’s 2022. Driving by Bruce’s drive I have a ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, May 3, 2022 5:38 pm

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