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Dear Uncle Seamus; I am thoroughly confused about the upcoming national elections. Hilldog is calling Hairball the worst possible choice because he allegedly hates everyone. Hairball is calling Hil…

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August 18, 2016 at 4:42 p08

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Ask Uncle Seamus 8-18

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Dear Uncle Seamus; I am thoroughly confused about the upcoming national elections. Hilldog is calling Hairball the worst possible choice because he allegedly hates everyone. Hairball is calling Hilldog an incompetent liar who should be locked up for every crime in the book. (BTW, how does someone lose 33,000 emails?) So, who should I vote for? Signed – Confused in Cayce.
Dear CIC; I have to admit that both of the leading candidates make me want to move to The Bahamas no matter who gets elected. The one glimmer of hope is Vermin Supreme, the whack-job from New Hampshire who wears a rubber boot for a hat and three neckties at the same time. He has yet to announce his selection for VP, but I suggest either Pee Wee Harris or SpongeBob SquarePants. If you are going coo-coo, go full out. Just remember, regardless who you vote for, the Harmony County motto, “Vote early, vote often.”
Dear Uncle Seamus; I have been watching the Olympics. I do so enjoy those exciting sports such as ping-pong and badminton. Be still my heart. However, what is with this ‘green pool’ flap? Keeping a pool clean is not exactly rocket science. Signed – Greenish in Gaston.
Dear GiG; There can only be two reasons for the unusual tint of the pool. The first is that the contractor pulled the old switcheroo and when he was supposed to install a high power filter he put in a smaller, cheaper model and pocketed the difference. Or they let the Irish team practice in it right after they had a few beers.
Dear Uncle Seamus; Now that school is back in session I find that I have a lot of time on my hands. Do you have any suggestions on what I can do to occupy myself when they are hitting the books? Plus, do you have any kids? Signed – Bored in Batesburg.
Dear BiB; To answer your second question first let’s just say that I get Father’s Day cards from all over the world. In response to the first questions you should find a hobby that interests you. You too can continue your education. Or, get up off your lazy butt and GET A JOB!
Dear Uncle Seamus; According to the world renowned climate expert, Al Gore, we are all supposed to freeze to death any minute now. However, there are other experts that say we probably won’t for the next couple of thousand years. Should I stock up on sweaters or up-gun the air conditioner? Signed – Sweating in Swansea.
Dear SiS; Just how long have you been on this planet? We have a fickle lady called Mother Nature living here. She calls the weather shots, totally ignoring anything the science nerds or wanna-be’s say. Rule of thumb; Here in SC it is hot in the summer and cold in the winter. Just stick your confused head out the window. Copyright 2016, Jim McGowan

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The things two-leggers do — Harmony County

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(This week’s column duties have been taken over by those award-winning kitty inksters, The Kilkenny Brothers.) “I guess the heat finally got to our Boss,” said Fast Eddie. “… Source: The things two-leggers do

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(This week’s column duties have been taken over by those award-winning kitty inksters, The Kilkenny Brothers.) “I guess the heat finally got to our Boss,” said Fast Eddie. “…

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June 30, 2016 at 4:42 p06

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(This week’s column duties have been taken over by those award-winning kitty inksters, The Kilkenny Brothers.)

“I guess the heat finally got to our Boss,” said Fast Eddie. “He is walking around in little boy pants, I’ve seen better legs on tables, and we’re the ones in fur coats.”

“With all this heat one of the odd things about our human is that he is heliotropic. He gets up at sunrise and crawls into our bed when the sun goes down. He just does not enjoy the fun stuff he can do around midnight. It was just the other night and we were playing ‘tag’. Ours is a fun game leaping on and off tables, chairs and counters. Lazy Jake jumped on the bar cart the other night. Bad move, because the whole thing came crashing down.

“Bottles, mugs and a big lamp hit the floor making a fearsome racket. That got old ‘lazy bones’ out of our rack in a hurry. The noise had us heading for the tall and uncut in a hurry. The words that he was yelling cannot be printed here, but he was very upset. Fortunately for us he isn’t very accurate with his kicks, but he was certainly trying for a 50-yard feline goal.

“Things finally settled down and he started cleaning up the mess. He was grumbling all the time. I guess he didn’t like soogeeing the deck at 2 a.m. We supervised from a safe distance. I guess we should cut out the ‘tag’ stuff for a while.

“A nice thing he did for us was finish off the back deck. He surrounded it with screening and put on a roof. He even put two of those whirly things on the ceiling. He put in a comfy couch and a TV. We are out there most days watching “Animal Planet” However, when it rains the roof makes a racket. Oddly our human likes that best. He hogs the couch and drops off into a deep sleep. Oh well, there’s no explaining things that the two-leggers do.

Fast Eddie continued, ” The other day my brother, Lazy Jake, and I were taking our afternoon snooze. We cats need around 18 hours of sleep a day or we’ll get cranky. Anyway, we were making our afternoon ‘Zs’ and we both woke up suddenly. The evil ‘red spot’ returned.

“Well we weren’t going to take this lying down. It was time to go into the attack,” said Eddie. Try as we might we can never catch it. You remember Lazy Jake?”

“Yeah bro, the ‘red spot’ is bad news”  said LJ. “But one day we will catch it and when we do we will never have napus interruptis again.”

“Sleep well, my friends,” said  Fast Eddie, “And don’t let the red spot bite.” Lazy Jake added.© 2016, Jim McGowan

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OK doc, yeah right — Harmony County — Harmony County

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Everytime I go to the doctors I get the same lecture. Essentially it is, “You smoke too much, you drink too much, eat too much red meat.” These people have got to get some new material. Well, that all may be true, but it is only true now. How many of us were told that […] […]

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