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Al Batt: Memories of cold are cold

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Twenty below zero temperatures are one of those things that make memories. I’ll remember my eyelids freezing open. I ... Read more

3 days ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Hard not to comment on the weather ­— but it’s cold

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I had a chance to win $500 on a radio show. They asked me how many strings a clarinet ... Read more

1 week ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Stuck in the maple syrup of life

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting What’s up? I’m trying to remember what day this is. That sounds exciting. It is when I get it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Otto and his palindromes

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting  Why don’t you ever watch the Super Bowl? My team isn’t in it. Who’s your team? Bubba’s Pinheads in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Snow plow drivers are the knights of the winter roads

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’d hate to be in your shoes. Why? Because they’d be way too small for me. Driving by Bruce’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Al Batt.

Al batt: Now why would they want me in the game?

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Remember that basketball game when all the fans were chanting, “We want Batt”? I don’t remember that. The coach ... Read more

1 month ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Judging fish who can’t climb

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Another year has gone by and what have we learned? Nothing. That’s not true. I learned how to hoard ... Read more

1 month ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Learning what you can in the new year

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting It’s the same thing after Christmas each year. The feeling of peace, love and understanding? No, the feeling of ... Read more

2 months ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: The tunes from the Elvis of farm animals

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting How was your Christmas? It was wonderful. I got everything I wanted. It makes me think. About how lucky ... Read more

2 months ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Bananas — The real deal

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I had nothing better to do, so I bought myself a house with six garages for Christmas. Six garages? ... Read more

2 months ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Growing up the normal man

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I knew one of us would grow up to be an uber-cool and normal man. You did? And I ... Read more

2 months ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Who carried the straw?

Echoes -from the Loafers’ Club Meeting What’s wrong with you? I superglued my thumb and my forefinger together. Don’t worry, everything will be OK. Driving ... Read more

3 months ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: Keep your glasses in working order

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’ve lost a family heirloom. My mood ring has gone missing. How do you feel about that? I don’t ... Read more

3 months ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: A stinker of a bad joke

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting What’s wrong? It’s my son. He won’t eat fish. I don’t know what to do. Replace him with a ... Read more

4 months ago by Al Batt.

Al Batt: A caterpillar with a broken GPS system

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I changed the oil in my car in under 30 minutes. Seriously? It doesn’t take long when you know ... Read more

4 months ago by Al Batt.

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