Category Archives: Humor

New Year Marathon

My mother grew up in a very large family with thirteen siblings, most of whom got married and had kids of their own. When it came time for celebrations, there would often be over a hundred people, when you counted … Continue reading

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Are you KIDDING ME? (Hard Gummies)

Click Here to Support Frank I realize that the following two words, “hard gummies”, sound mutually exclusive, contradictory, oxymoronic, improbable, and just plain WRONG when you get down to it. Stale gummies are an insult to candy lovers, especially in … Continue reading

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Jimmy Wrote a Book

Last year, Jimmy Fallon wrote a book. Yes, THAT Jimmy Fallon, the comedian, “Saturday Night Live” alumnus and current host for “The Tonight Show”. And Jimmy didn’t write just any book, he wrote a children’s book, like I just did. … Continue reading

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The Poor Montrealers

© Frank Verpaelst 2015 The following poem was inspired by Montreal’s CRAZY plan to spend 40 million dollars on lighting up the Jacques Cartier bridge, while the rest of the city is crumbling around us. There was a family called … Continue reading

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Huggable Wall

Click Here to Support this free Blog If ever there was a wall you just HAD to hug, we found one at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. After we had viewed the entire Fabergé collection, we were meandering our … Continue reading

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Allergy Warning: Contains Stupidity

Click Here to Support this free Blog After finishing a bag of pistachios recently, we flipped the bag over, always in search of bad translations and other such silliness. What my wife and I found was beyond stupid. After the … Continue reading

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Summertime and Ice Cream Trucks

Original Post Date: 7/8/2014  1:57:12 PM Nothing says summer to me more than an old fashioned ice cream truck. Where I grew up in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, that ice cream truck was owned and operated by the Palagi Brothers, and it … Continue reading

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Twisted Toy Movies

Original Post Date:  6/27/2014  11:34:18 AM Back in 2012, a friend and I were discussing some of the silly movie concepts Hollywood puts forth, that are based on the classic toys of our youth. At that time, there was a … Continue reading

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Funny Language Mistakes # 6

My wife and I can’t remember the item that came in the following packaging, but apparently it was falmable!  What makes this mistake even funnier is despite the company being based in the west coast of Canada, usually English speaking, … Continue reading

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Funny Language Mistakes # 5

Click Here to Support this free Blog My father-in-law recently bought a Proscan PLT-1066 tablet for our daughter Annika.  Reading the user guide feels like you are taking dance lessons for the first time, where you sort of understand some … Continue reading

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