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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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Finding time for all-day breakfast

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I was walking down a trail in Alaska when I met a grizzly bear. It stood up on its ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:01 am

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Out of house social distancing

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting How long is social distancing going to last? I don’t know. Why? My husband is pleading to get back ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:01 am

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Skunks announce spring

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting It’s important that I put my shoes in the closet with the left shoe to the left of the ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:01 am

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Driving with A-frame roofs

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I drove to Kearney, Nebraska, and back. Guess how many cows I saw. I don’t know. How many did ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:01 am

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Avoiding a roverdose

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting My Uncle Cuthbert died and left me his bathroom scale. Why did he do that? To show me that ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:01 am

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The slippery slope of winter

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I was hoping to get a lot done today. Why didn’t you? I spent all day making a list ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:01 am

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Strange at the stop light

Loafers’ Club Meeting I can still wear some of the clothes I wore in junior high. Nonsense. You’re over twice the man you were then. ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:01 am

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Al Batt: Never ask a man a question until you’ve mentioned the weather

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting It got down to 20 below last night. It was supposed to hit -22°. Life is sweet. Driving by ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:35 am

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Al Batt: Shovel carrying pheasants

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Did you get that job? No, they said I had too much experience. Too much? And all of it ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:01 am

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Al Batt: Widdershins is my default direction

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. I suppose that put you in a ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 5:45 am

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Al Batt: Tin-can communication

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I went to a movie yesterday that made me cry. A really sad film, eh? No, really high-priced popcorn. ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:53 am

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Al Batt: The slurping was deafening

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I wish I knew then what I know now. What did you know then? Nothing. Then your wish has ... Read more

by Al Batt, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:42 am

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