50 Years of Humor: or Just Plain Reality: A Mississippi Boy’s Outlook on Life

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Author House, Aug 11, 2009 - Art - 120 pages
As I get older and reflect back on my time on this earth, it is humorous in some respect that I seem to remember the good times. Moreover, in my case I tend to remember the funny things of even a bad situation. It’s like your subconscious blocks out the bad things only letting you remember the pleasant circumstances of even an awful situation. Whatever makes this occurrence happen, in my case I think it is good in that it has provided me with a library of hilarious stories. A good story is like a fine bottle of wine and the key is the aging process. In the case of a story the more aging time the more embellished, embroidered, and simply blown way out of proportion the story becomes, and in my opinion, that is what makes a funny story a hilarious one. Therefore, I have propagated this theory throughout this book. . With all this in mind, I have tried to offer in the following stories the right amount of embellishment that will provide the reader with just enough body to paint the picture, but not too much to bog down the reader to boredom. Now I understand that what is humorous to one person may not be the same to another, but it is obvious to me that just the normal day-to-day events can sometimes be the funniest, and if the person can relate to these events within their own experience then in turn they are really laughing at themselves through someone else’s eyes. Therefore, with that idea in mind, I am only asking that you sit back, relax, and enjoy the stories, with one different twist, and that is to laugh at me.
 

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Contents

Collegian Days
1
Family and Football
7
The Breakfast Meal
10
Chicken Dinner
13
The Hangover
15
Turn Out the Lights the Partys Over
19
New Orleans
25
Law Enforcement Days
29
Hundred Mile AnHour Tape
63
Reforger
70
Bikini
73
Awards Day
75
The Line
79
The Presidential Visit
83
Grand Canyon and the Move
86
The Boy Scout Trip
89

Parking Meter Caper
31
Highway 49
41
The Ticket
45
Nightclub Raid
47
ClipOn Tie
51
The Nightstick
55
Alleyway
57
The Tattoo
60
Military Service Days
61
The Deer
90
The Door Man
93
Car Buying
95
Coffee Shop
97
The Plane
100
The Snake
102
A thought to leave you with
104
About The Author
107
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