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A Silly Place

23 EpisodesProduced by BillWebsite

Life is full of stories, and I’ll tell some of them here. Anything I find interesting or funny ... it’s all fair game.

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Optimism is good ... but I’m not

November 20th, 2020


Seeing travel offered as a prize in an auction made Bill think organizers were being really optimistic ... and about his own very-not-optimistic nature.

Dreaming of being filthy rich

November 13th, 2020


It’s a nice question to ponder ... what’s the first thing you’d buy if you won the lottery?

Episode 22: Looking for that perfect word

October 30th, 2020


Bill’s seeking the right word to describe the things you do when you get older, and he thinks he has it.

Episode 20: The things we see in our dreams

October 16th, 2020


Dreams can be weird, and maybe even a bit scary, but reality isn’t the greatest these days, either.

Bringing the jokes ... the bad jokes

October 9th, 2020


Be prepared to groan (and maybe laugh a little) over these bad jokes, silly puns and wordplay that’s a little too clever.

We’re open, but where is everybody?

October 2nd, 2020


There were lots of people outside, but that wouldn’t do the businesses we saw on a recent walk much good if none of them stopped.

Hot days and holidays

September 25th, 2020


It’s way too early to start thinking about Christmas planning ... except for the part where I do.

Two 2020 tales

September 18th, 2020


A grocery store oddity and a birthday parade for a 5-year-old are stories from a ... you know ... world.

Who am I ...?

September 11th, 2020


Bill has not always been into the theater, so what got him interested?

Getting an early start

September 4th, 2020


Bill talks about walking first thing in the morning, and other things he likes doing early in the day.

Trophies and memories

August 28th, 2020


Bill remembers the first trophy he ever won, and wonders if their condition today is a metaphor for something else.

When we can’t go

August 21st, 2020


Whether it’s a sporting event, a concert, a show or anything else, when we aren’t able to attend something, we miss more than just the experience.

Not your usual travel stories

August 14th, 2020


Sometimes, you remember odd things when you go places.

Coworkers and friends

August 7th, 2020


Work is ... work, but the friends you make and the stories you can tell, that’s the fun part.

Surviving a “near disaster”

July 31st, 2020


Something bad ... oh yes, very bad ... nearly happened the other night. (And there’s a serious point in there, too ... honest.)

The night before the wedding

July 24th, 2020


Although we weren’t the types to engage in all sorts of pre-wedding debauchery, we still almost found trouble the night before.

Florida before “Florida Man”

July 17th, 2020


Maybe you think of Florida today as the place where all the bizarre stories happen, but the roots for my love of travel were planted there.

What we want now ... and when it’s over

July 10th, 2020


Coronavirus has people thinking about the lives they want to lead now, and what they want to do when the pandemic is over ... whenever that may be.

The things we used to take for granted

July 3rd, 2020


Going to a youth baseball game ... grabbing a couple slices of pizza ... going to a fireworks display ... there are lots of things we used to be able …

Adventures in learning to drive

June 26th, 2020


From nearly putting his father into a window at a very slow speed, through taking more than a year to learn the basics to parallel parking for an audience, Bill’s journey to getting his driver’s license had a few …

Hair, be gone!

June 19th, 2020


What happens when you realize you need a haircut ... right before everything shuts down for almost three months?

Episode 1: What am I doing ... and what is that noise?

June 14th, 2020


Bill introduces his podcast (which he really doesn’t want to call a podcast), and wonders what that horrible buzzing noise is.

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