Category Archives: Humor

Strippergram-Delivering Dwarf-Clowns and Falling Gnomes

This story falls in the category of “I couldn’t make this crap up if I tried”. There once was a time I thought I wanted to become an actor. My logic was that it would be fun, and I would … Continue reading

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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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Accessible? My Ass!

Sometimes, I do a slow burn when something really makes me angry.  Like the time this spring, when I got trapped in a public washroom.  While I did “share the moment” on Facebook, it took me the whole summer AND … 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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