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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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Al Batt: Learn to be kind, pay your bills

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Zoom Meeting When we blew a fuse, Pop would replace it with a penny. Why did he do that? You ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:01 am

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Batt: Is it COVID-19 or are we in the Twilight Zone

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Zoom Meeting I got everything done on my list of things to do today. How many things were on the ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:01 am

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Traveling to great destinations — like a mail box

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Teleconference Meeting I’m suffering from stuck-home syndrome. I’m having one of those days that were threatened if I didn’t forward ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:01 am

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Al Batt: Putting out a cry for Mighty Mouse

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Teleconference Meeting Remember when we went trick-or-treating when we were pups? Vaguely. Your head was so lopsided, the holes in ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:01 am

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Following the lure of the path

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Teleconference Meeting Why do you have a string tied around your finger? It’s floss. Why do you have floss tied ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:01 am

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Al Batt: Tag with ourselves

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I have only one word for you. What’s that? Plethora. Thanks. That means a lot. Driving by Bruce’s drive ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:01 am

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Al Batt: The key to Rockin’ Robin

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Could I borrow $495? I loaned you $500 last week. I know, but I’m doing much better now. Driving ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:01 am

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Al Batt: In a world of COVID-19 teaching a cat math

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Teleconference My wife gave me a Fitbit. How do you like it? It’s great. Now I know exactly how many ... Read more

by Al Batt, Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:01 am

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