Tag Archives: Bloggers

Eavesdropping: “An Ambidextrous Kicker”

We here at The Captain’s Speech like to be innovative, creative, and all the other words that end in -ive, including digestive. As such, I’d like to introduce you to a new segment called, Eavesdropping. Here’s how it works: I … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXII

1. Is that a skunk smell coming through my window, or is it just really muggy outside? This is a question I ask myself at least once a week. Then I sniff around like a police dog. 2. There’s just something … Continue reading

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Something to Someone: The Road to 5000 Followers

I’ve been rehearsing this blog post in my head for the last month, but now that I have to write it, I don’t know what to say. I still don’t know what to title it, so hopefully that reveals itself … Continue reading

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Mystery Blogger Award x2

Greetings, earthlings! I’ve been nominated for two more Mystery Blogger Awards, which means I am two steps closer to having an award named after me. I believe that’s how it works. Thank you Becky and Cody for the nomination! Make sure you click … Continue reading

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Fantasy Sports and Me

There’s a phrase out there that goes like this: “No one cares about your fantasy team.” A quick search of it on Twitter will result in numerous tweets from holier-than-thou citizens, some of which like to capitalize “NO ONE”, to … Continue reading

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Mystery Blogger Award

Anyone else craving Scooby snacks? I don’t know, I wrote the word “Mystery” and immediately thought of Scooby-Doo. Does anyone else do that? Everyone’s hand went up. Perfect.  Thank you to Cass at the aptly named, Uniquely Cass, for nominating … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XVII

1. Do you ever just pause for a moment and remind yourself that game show contestants in the 80s were so happy to learn that a brand new luggage set was the grand prize? Because I do. 2. Is there … Continue reading

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You Get An Award, And You Get An Award, And You Get An Award

Hi there, Oprahaul here. Get it? Her name is Oprah. My name is Paul. Together, it is Oprahaul. Because it has the word “haul” in it. And a “haul” is something you get. And I’m giving away stuff…? Just go … Continue reading

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A Letter To Paul

Dear Paul, To start, I’d just like to confirm that this is not a letter to myself. You are a different person. You live in a different country. Can you confirm this? …. Paul? Blink 46 times if you can … Continue reading

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A Letter To Barb

Dear Barb, I already know the first word you’re going to say in your mind when you realize I’ve written your letter.  “Finally” That was the word, right? You’ve only made me feel bad about not writing your letter for … Continue reading

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