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01
Jan

Hello World!

We would like to take this opportunity We would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of you to our latest online feature. We are including all current and potential Best Care clients, as well as the usual suspects (trolls, bots, Russian spies, not to mention Skynet and the NSA guys), when we say […]

02
Feb

Happy Groundhog Day Everybody!

Death by chocolate I don’t know about you, Bored Surfer, but I, for one, feel there are not enough paid holidays recognizing the contributions of weather predicting rodents. Perhaps if Punxsutawney Phil’s forecasting was accurate even 50% of the time, he’d get more respect, and we would all be compelled to take the day off […]

01
Mar

Beware the Ides of March

Friends, Bored Surfers, Countrymen, lend me your ears! If you live within the jurisdiction of the Nebraska Humane Society (Douglas and Sarpy counties), the deadline for pet licensing is fast approaching. For those of you in other locales, please check to see what local ordinances pertain to you and your beloved pet, who I shall […]

01
Apr

Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall

Greetings Bored Surfer! Thank you for joining me for this, the April 2019 edition of BLOG blog. In the United States, April is known as the month that features a day of Fools, Patriot’s Day (in honor of the battles at Lexington and Concord, not Tom Brady) and Easter (usually).  Depending on your location, you […]

01
May

What a Cat Wants, What a Cat Needs

Hello again Bored Surfer! Thank you for joining me for another enjoyable, informative and occasionally relevant edition of BLOG blog.  Ah, May is here. That means May Day (or International Workers’ Day if you prefer), Star Wars Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. There are also some lesser-known American observances, such as […]

01
Jun

Now is the Time for All Good Humans to Come to the Aid of the Petrified

Surprise! It’s a bonus mini-blog, for you, Bored Surfer, to read, enjoy and then share your new-found knowledge with everyone you encounter. What, you may be wondering, could possibly warrant an extra edition of BLOG blog? According to timeanddate.com, June 18 is International Panic Day. It is also listed as International Picnic Day, so perhaps […]

01
Jul

Christmas in July

July features the well-known patriotic holidays July features the well-known patriotic holidays (Canada Day on the 1st, US Independence Day on the 4th, Bastille Day on the 14th) as well as a variety of other interesting observances. So mark your calendars for Eat Beans Day (July 3), Teddy Bear Picnic Day (July 10), Cow Appreciation […]

01
Aug

What Eunuch to Know

Thank you for joining me again, Bored Surfer! Hopefully you have returned because you enjoy my ramblings, not because this is your absolute last chance of finding anything worthwhile on the internet. In any case, I will not question your motives (unless you work for the NSA), I am simply delighted to have an opportunity […]

01
Sep

To CBD or Not to CBD, That is the Question…

Pssst – hey you. Yeah, you, the bored person randomly surfing the internet insearch of some infotainment. I ‘ve got something special to tell you about. It’s ahot new product, made of natural ingredients, available in a wide array of edible and topical formulations and guaranteed to um…well…uh… OK it may not actuallybe guaranteed to work, but […]

01
Oct

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid – Not!

Greetings, dear Bored Surfer, and welcome to another edition of BLOG blog! Hooray! It’s October! This means (usually) pleasant weather, leaf peeping and Sam Adams’ best beer. October is also associated with large spiders, the discovery of America by Europeans, stock market plunges, overindulgence of tiny candy bars and a killer wearing a white Captain […]

01
Nov

Angel of Death

November is now upon us, Bored Surfer. Of course, that means Thanksgiving and shopping/football day, but it is also time to celebrate(?) such observances as All Saints Day and All Souls Day (on the 1st and 2nd, respectively), the birthday of the Marine Corps (on the 10th), Veterans Day (aka Armistice Day in honor of […]

01
Dec

Fleas Navidad

The dark depths of December are now upon us. I offer you this delightful diversion from the lack of sunlight, and the crass commercialism meant to distract you from the darkness and lighten your wallet. December has holidays for many interests. If the religious observances such as Christmas and Hanukkah are not to your liking, […]

01
Jan

Trust Me, I’m a Doctor

Welcome to 2020! Happy 1st Birthday BLOG blog! As it has now been a year since the original installment, I would like to review the basic tenets of BLOG blog. If you are a regular reader (to whom I refer as Bored Surfer), this will be a brief refresher. If you are new to this literary […]

01
Feb

Rheumatism, Rheumatism, How It Pains

Greetings Bored Surfer! I must beg your pardon for the late publication of this latest edition of BLOG blog. Alas my muse has been elusive as of late, which makes it difficult to write amusing compositions. Nevertheless, I present the eagerly awaited February contribution to the blogosphere. Welcome to the festive month of February! The 2nd was, of […]

01
Mar

This May Sound Corny…

Greetings Bored Surfer! Welcome back to the world of BLOG blog! March is now upon us, and the change in season approaches. If you are not a fan of spring cleaning, here are some more festive occasions to contemplate: The ceremonial start of Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is on the first Saturday of March […]

01
Apr

Curb Appeal

Warm greetings to all of you, Best Care’s valued clients. As you are most likely well aware, there is a new variation of a particular contagion that is circulating within the human population. It comes from a long-standing and well-established group of similar afflictions, but has some different and more severe symptoms than we are […]

01
May

Welcome to May

Welcome to May, Bored Surfer! This year, there are some particularly pertinent holidays to observe. Please consider Teacher Day on the 5th and Nurse’s Day on the 6th (Tourism Day on the 7th will have to wait for next year). We should also acknowledge Receptionists on the 13th, the Armed Forces on May 16 and Waitstaff on the […]

01
Jun

Better Living Through Enrichment, No Centrifuge Required!

June is now upon us. If you are in the mood to celebrate, feel free to commemorate these upcoming festive occasions: June 1st marks the anniversary of the publication of Dr. Heimlich’s first article detailing his technique of using abdominal thrusts to remove an airway obstruction, hence – National Heimlich Maneuver Day. Upsy Daisy Day on the […]

01
Jul

July is here

Hello Bored Surfer! Thank you for joining me for another informative and amusing edition of BLOG blog! July is here, which means a hot, noisy summer month in North America (and the cold season for those of you in the Southern Hemisphere). If you had exciting plans for this year, they have probably been postponed. […]

01
Aug

Chip Off the Old Writer’s Block

Hello again, Bored Surfer! Welcome to the August edition of BLOG blog. If you are overwhelmed by the specter of the social and public health ramifications of hordes of children returning to school this year, you can direct your attention (temporarily) to these unrelated observances: Aug 1 is Spider-Man Day. Please remember that with great […]

01
Sep

If This Had Been an Actual Emergency…

Greetings Bored Surfer and welcome to another fun and exciting edition of BLOG blog! September has arrived and it offers its own array of interesting holidays. Please enjoy these occasions responsibly. September 4 is National Lazy Mom Day, the perfect day for you to do your own laundry and order take-out while she lounges on […]

01
Oct

Tick Talk

Greetings and thank you for joining me once again, Bored Surfer! If you are a new reader who happened upon this (while trying to find the Tick-Tock Man from Lud performing dance moves on a Chinese espionage website), welcome to the wonderful world of BLOG blog! At last it is October! Hopefully you will be […]

01
Nov

X-ray, X-ray, Read All About It!

Greetings once again, Bored Surfer and welcome to November! While 2020 has not featured a particularly festive vibe overall, there still some occasions that will hopefully bring you at least a little joy. November 10 marks the anniversary of the debut of Sesame Street in 1969. If you don’t know how many years ago that was, Count […]

01
Dec

Attention All Essential Personnel

Welcome to the December edition of BLOG blog, Bored Surfer! The end of 2020 lies just beyond the dark depths of the upcoming weeks. In the meantime, please enjoy some festivities during this most wonderful time of the year (McRib season). You won’t hear it coming, but the 5th (the Day of the Ninja) is sneaking […]

11
Jan

Blinding You with Science

Happy New Year, Bored Surfer! The passing of 2020 is not the only reason to rejoice. The first month of 2021 has a few of its own festive occasions worthy of note… While the world is constantly spinning on its axis, January 8 is dubbed Earth’s Rotation Day. This is actually in recognition of French […]

08
Feb

The Walkin’ Dude

Greetings Bored Surfer, and welcome to the February edition of BLOG blog! If the lengthening days and the adorable-but-not-meteorologically-accurate rodent are not enough to lift your spirits, there are other opportunities for amusement this month. I will not tell you to go fly a kite on Feb 8th. Feel free to observe National Kite Flying […]

01
Mar

Diplomatic Immunology

Greetings Bored Surfer! March is now upon us and brings unpredictable weather, basketball mania and green beer. It also brings other instances worthy of being celebrated. March 8th is National Proofreading Day. I, for one, need to express my appreciation for these patient souls (both the amateurs and professionals – you know who you are) who toil endlessly […]