First, a misspent youth……now this.

This may be the biggest con job since I convinced my parents (I think) that my time in the local pool hall during my university years was actually furthering my education. I was sure it was giving me a more rounded “self” by exposing me to the real world and was a good balance to the insulated elitism found in college classrooms. In fact, I referred to it as “The Academy of Spherical Arts.”

Anyway, the point of all this is to convince you, my readers, that on this first anniversary of my blog, that you have not totally wasted your time. I prefer that you think of it as time invested for dividends yet to be paid. Kind of a Ponzi blog as it were. A blog where you sort of hang on through the drivel, thinking to yourself “if I quit now, I might miss the ultimate blog where Big Al finally explains the meaning of life. Certainly they don’t call him Big Al for nothing, do they?”

The good news is, for WordPress.com users, my first six months of blogging were over on Blogspot.com so you have only recently had to endure my misguided opinions, sorry attempts at humor and devious machinations. The bad news is, when I switched to WordPress.com all my other blogs came with me. More good news though, you don’t have to read them.

So thanks. Thanks for sticking it out and giving me encouragement in hopes that it would actually inspire me to write something decent. And for coming back again when it didn’t. And so, to kick off the second year of literary suffering and for your undying loyalty, I give you a teaser on the meaning of life:

“It’s crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in snide.” – Alfred E. Neuman

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About Al

Retired from a couple of professions, trying my hand at writing about the events in our lives.
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17 Responses to First, a misspent youth……now this.

  1. Barbara says:

    I agree, if you are planning on bribing a member of the law enforcement community I would definitely use real money as opposed to Euros 🙂

    • Barbara says:

      Ps, I do have a Blog, on Blogspot I think…. The google one, since 2009, but it is for campaigning about a very local issue. I had no idea how blogs really worked until I started this one!

  2. pegoleg says:

    Didn’t your parents ever see The Music Man? “Oh, we got trouble, right here in River City….”

    I also wandered over to WordPress from Blogspot, about 10 months ago. Come to think of it, I was on Blogspot for 2 months. So it’s been a year for me, too!

    Keep up the good work, Al. You have a real voice and you’re a lot of fun!

  3. Happy anniversary. I came pretty late to the party but at least I was still in time for some beer, wise-cracks and great observations so not all bad.Reading your posts always adds to me day.

  4. totsymae1011 says:

    Congrats on your blogging tenure. I’m new and have found it to be rather fun. I started on Blogger some years ago and abandoned it. This time, I know what I’m doing, so that’s always a help.

  5. Tilly Bud says:

    I came late to the party but that’s when it’s warmed up, so not a bad thing.

    May you entertain us for many more years; even from prison.

    Happy Blogaversary. 🙂

  6. kathy says:

    Have totally enjoyed most of your blogs… and look forward to many more!! Also, I would NEVER bribe a policeman, espcially with counterfeit money!
    –Master Sleuth ♥

  7. Jodi Stone says:

    I have no idea what that last line means, but I do enjoy reading your posts. Looking forward to what your next year brings. 😉

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