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Famous Last Words

Pokin' Fun | Doc Blakely If you want to go out of this life and leave a memorable impression it would be a good idea...

Fiddlin’ Fools

Pokin' Fun | Doc Blakely Hank Thompson wrote a song touting the virtues of an old violin, The Older the Violin, the Sweeter the Music....

Generating Generations

Pokin Fun by Doc Blakely Everyone gets advice from their parents about choosing a profession I suppose. My father wanted me to be a professional...

So They Say

Pokin' Fun | Doc Blakely My friend Weldon called my attention via e mail to the use of paraprosdokians, figures of speech in which the...

Kids Are Almost Human

Pokin' Fun by Doc Blakely  My friend, Linda, was telling me about a little girl of her acquaintance, about 4 years old, who was in...

Lead, Follow, or Get out of the Way

Pokin' Fun | Doc Blakely Mahatma Gandhi once said, “There go my people. I must catch them for I am their leader.” Gandhi lead the...

The Spent Arrow

Pokin Fun | Doc Blakely There is an old saying, “The hasty word like the spent arrow can never be retrieved.” The younger generation may...

A Sweetheart Deal

Pokin' Fun by Doc Blakely Valentine’s Day has just come and gone. Most guys get a failing grade for thoughtfulness on this occasion and have...

Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

Pokin Fun by Doc Blakely It’s funny what people leave to others in their will. I read the last will and testament of a settler...

Pokin’ Fun by Doc Blakely

I find laughter everywhere I go but I don’t expect to see reference to it on the walls behind the check-in desk at hotels....