Latest Tales From Exit 22

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Al Batt: From mud pies to oatmeal within a simple eyeblink

It must have been the oatmeal that kept him going.

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Al Batt: I’ll let the moon shine down my throat after Thanksgiving

That’s what I’ll do if I ever get hungry again after Thanksgiving. Instead of eating, I’ll let the ...

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Al Batt: The snows of November came earlier this year

“When does winter start in Minnesota?”

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Al Batt: Knowledge is power and Francis is Bacon I hear

I could have waited but I couldn’t wait.

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Al Batt: I was on a hero’s journey

Was it Colonel Mustard in the conservatory with the candlestick?

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Al Batt: The TV ran all over us and left laugh tracks behind

The TV looked down haughtily at me from its lofty perch as I sat in a waiting room, ...

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Al Batt: They made haste slowly, were laughing when police arrived

Like Don Quixote, I fight imaginary villains. I needed to do a few electronic signatures. This resulted in ...

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Al Batt: He died in a tragic sock accident and why I like to wear sandals

I asked my father for further details on his 70th birthday, but it was too soon. He couldn’t ...

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Al Batt: It’s a case of Colorado Rocky Mountain high jinks

I walked on a moonless night when no star dared twinkle. It was as dark as a dark ...

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Al Batt: The interest rate is high when you borrow trouble

We talked all afternoon and never ran out of things to say. It was a Mayberry moment on ...

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Al Batt: Have you ever accidentally misspelled your own name?

It’s nice to have a name you can remember.

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Al Batt: Baw boomp ba — are you ready for the arrival of fall?

I tossed the ball against the wall, caught it on one hop and then threw it again. The ...

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Al Batt: I can still fit into my old school classroom

My primary school class was made of equal amounts of good intentions and mischief. Naps were supposed to ...

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Al Batt: Do UFOs believe in you?

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt “A dark night in a city that knows how to keep ...

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Al Batt: What part of “uffda” don’t you understand?

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt Boy, howdy! I’d been contentedly looking at myself from the inside. Then ...

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