“It’s made out of peat,” the clerk replied. “Oh, I thought it might have been soaked in Guinness,” I said. … Yahoo News had a link to a story titled “How to really beat procrastination”. I wanted to read it but decided to wait until tomorrow. … Hollywood has been slow to respond to the opportunity presented by the American Olympics team’s first-ever gold medal in curling in 2018. The problem has been finding a sizzling title and suggestions like “On the Rocks” and “Stones of Fire” have not caught on. …. Animal Rights activists are demanding Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog whose predictions are sought each February 2, be replaced with a free-range groundhog. “We shouldn’t force the ground hog to stay cooped up all year,” one activists said. Actually, Phil noted the 60 degree temperatures in part of the Northeast and predicted 100 more years of summer. … After watching the Super Bowl this year, I concluded that the goal of professional sports is to make every contest last as long as a baseball game. The last 15 minutes of what was an interesting game took about 40 minutes to play. The half-time show was the fastest moving thing. …Last modified on Friday, 07 February 2020
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A local farmer’s market had what it advertised as Irish fire logs in front of the store. “What’s an Irish fire log?” I asked.