Author Archives: squathole

#MeToo Sorta Kinda

Like most of us in the fundraising field at the time (back when “fundraising” was two words), I stumbled into it. I was the writer, so I wrote the grant proposals and appeals. I was good at it, and since … Continue reading

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Jack Offs

I become  a “Tennessee Squire” in 1991 when I purchase a plot of land at the Jack Daniel Distillery. For about $25 (as I recall), I get a certificate of ownership, a title (“Squire Squathole” has a pleasant ring, innit?), … Continue reading

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Wyld on the Walls

Even before Hurricane Irma brought chaos and disruption to these climes, Guido and I created our own when we (read: she) decided that it was ‘way past time to repaint the interior of the house. Every stick of furniture, potted … Continue reading

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Power Failure

Takes  some doing, but I finally penetrate the Great Wall of Drooling Flaks and get to somebody at FPL (Florida Plunder and Loot) who can answer my questions about the company’s abject failure leading up to and following Hurricane Irma. … Continue reading

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Bait Me

Does anybody else see the resemblance here? Not just in features, but body language. With apologies to the Creature, whom I’ve always sort of admired.

Posted in Gen. Snark, Maj. Snafu, Corp. Punishment | 8 Comments

It’s 10:10 Somewhere

Experts who exhumed the body of Salvador Dalí to collect samples for use in a paternity claim have revealed that the enigmatic artist’s trademark mustache still graces his face almost three decades after he died. Narcís Bardalet, the embalmer who … Continue reading

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Oh Will They Never Learn?

Wow, I missed this anniversary by a few days, but better nate than lever! Was about 2 years ago this week that America’s wingnuts went full-bore batshit paranoid about Jade Helm, the start of a season that ended with them … Continue reading

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