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Al Batt: The Flatulent Donkeys sang ‘Tears in my goulash’

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt “Do you like flying squirrels?” “I don’t know, I’ve never flown ...

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Al Batt: I felt as lucky as Kentucky on a fair day this season

It was time for me to get my fairs in order.

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Al Batt: The first motorcycle in all of the township of Hartland

We learn to live in a new way each new day.

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Al Batt: Finding fine times during all of the bad times in life

We are experiencing high call volume. That’s what the telephonic voice said. I was wearing a weather-beaten rain poncho ...

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Al Batt: I’ve drawn a line in this so-called sandwich of mine

I was careful to look one way before crossing the road.

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Al Batt: Stupidity isn’t an Olympic event yet, though we qualify

I felt like Ninny the Pooh. I’d called a friend by his brother’s name. Twice.

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Al Batt: Grappling with complexities of 365 seasons annually

It can’t be summer already. Summer was just here. We’re finding our way back to things. It helps ...

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Al Batt: Life is like a big jigsaw puzzle only way different

I was so tired, I had to do the dishes in bed.

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Al Batt: A stampeding storm of Yosemite Sams in the obits

I read a newspaper or few every day. I go through each publication in an orderly front-to-back fashion ...

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Al Batt: I felt as if I were wearing burlap underwear there

It was hot enough to complain about everything.

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Al Batt: Good luck finding good luck

I was talking to a Billiken on a shelf. The Billiken is a chubby, comic, charm doll/figure given to ...

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Al Batt: Rock, paper, scissors and rust on two wheels

Humans are always bucking a headwind. We teeter precariously on the edge of the world. We not only ...

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Al Batt: I do all my own stunts

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt I’m just browsing. That’s what I’d say if I ever surprised ...

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Al Batt: Wrestling with a plastic bag

I spent time in the produce department trying to open a plastic bag.

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Al Batt: Look at you over there, being all smart and stuff

My sheepskin had a tail. That tells you where I ranked in the class, but I’m giving a graduation ...

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