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Cranky Old Fart

 formerly 'Leftovers & Links'
but 'Cranky Old Fart' seems more accurate


322. Graffiti and a ghost

321. Best and worst bus rides of the week

320. A salad at home

319. An open door

318. Maybe it's better they stop pretending.

317. Let there be links

316. The perfect cubicle

315. All serious and sanctimonious

314. Three bus rides

313. Black and loud

312. Nothing much

311. "You gotta bring your cell phone, Doug."

310. Short stuff

309. Screaming obscenities at the heavens

308. Gentle bossa nova

307. Eight hours pay for three hours standing around

306. Your pizza will be ready in July.

305. She Be Bonkers

304. Puppy Dog Syndrome

303. Presence.

302. Clouds over the island

301. Crummy old mountains 

300. Jughead crossing

299. A poor choice of words

298. "You're here."

297. Changing the margins

296. Note from the mailroom

295. Free pastries on the bus

294. Hot dogs and burritos

293. Bad doctoring, doc.

292. Five days on, then two days off

291. Thataway comes the C bus.

290. Nobody has their crap together.

289. Hello, good morning, and good night.

288. Salad play-by-play

287. Two breakfasts with Mom

286. Loud fart in a quiet office

285. "[Something something] difficult."

284. Cowguy, and other bus adventures

283. These are not normal times.

282. The man from McDonald's

281. Re-refrigerated salads

280. Millionaires' Island

279. I can't quite get there.

278. The third signs

277. Three personal references

276. A very big machine

275. "Here ya go, hun."

274. The washcloth

273. Getting ready for work

272. Earth Abides

271. Off the fritz

270. Barely there for breakfast

269. My morning with Dean

268. The street preacher

267. Mysteries of the dumpster

266. February 13

265. Cheeseburger, fries, and salad

264. Stop lying to me.

263. Quite a lot of food

262. Inquiries and investigations

261. The executive chef

260. Worms and tomatoes

259. Hamburger dream

258. What are we celebrating, really?

257. "Nah."

256. My gift to Domino's Pizza

255. It's only wasted money.

254. Thought a lot about not

253. Oh, the frickin' humanities.

252. Doctor's orders

251. Mom's not dead.

250. Sticky thighs

249. Uncle Kyle's house

248. "Oooh, fresh bagels!"

247. Fenced out

246. Shun them.

245. Peanut butter on meat

244. Doughballs and Sundance

243. Water damage

242. Clandestine sandwiches

241. No shrimp, no doodles

240. Not much of a story

239. Dumb and deadly daily decisions

238. I'd rather be alone.

237. Flatmates' Thanksgiving

236. Faces

235. Declining an invitation

234. Not a Hallmark movie

233. My favorite bum

232. Everything is bullshit.

231. No knowing who's nuts

230. Three seconds of my life

229. Five questions from Mom

228. My good deed for November

227. 'L'

226. What'll do me in, I wonder?

225. Lots of bleakness

224. "You sell hot dogs!"

223. Perpetually unimpressed

222. Just someone with troubles

221. Following my cucumbers

220. "Do you know these people?"

219. Gas station stories

218. An optional trip

217. Here, lady, want a candy bar?

216. Sidewalk closed

215. White like me

214. Ketchup and mustard art

213. Almost lunch with Mom

212. Mom's birthday party

211. Two madmen, and two dreams

210. "Yeah, I think I'm OK."

209. Dean's chili

208. Extremely unsanitary

207. Books and breakfast

206. Mostly it's links.

205. My fly-bike

204. One-word newscast

203. Pants and pubes

202. The meaning of life

201. Is that all it takes, to make myself an ass?

200. Decent human beings

199. "Your head, man."

198. Enjoys long walks

197. Old Asian ladies

196. Mugwort pillow

195. The lady who folded herself

194. My good deed for September

193. Going abstract

192. Feels like a victory

191. Burgers about town

190. Well, smash my stereotypes.

189. Burn it all down.

188. Almost "Shut the hell up"

187. Strike etiquette

186. Good girls

185. Bezos and Mussolini

184. Literally the end times

183. New houses, but not for you

182. "Free to a good home!"

181. That was a pretty good day.

180. Three lunches

179. Dropping the ball

178. Dinner for three

177. No surprises

176. Nod and say nothing.

175. Tumbling

174. No bus to the bus barn

173. An apology, and several complaints

172. Hundreds, maybe thousands of ants

171. Asphalt picnic

170. The taken shake

169. That's life on the bus.

168. Three niqabs

167. Eleven taps on the shoulder

166. "Sorry, I'm slow."

165. Sharing a house with Dean

164. "For best service, touch screen and check in here."

163. That boom boom boom shit

162. Turkey dinner

161. Cranky Thursday

160. "They're doing their job."

159. Room in shared house, with dick

158. Family reunion

157. Filing a formal complaint

156. Screams

155. Cranky old fart on Monday

154. Friday report

153. Wednesday report

152. Talk, talk, chop, chop, sizzle sizzle

151. Without spaghetti sauce, please.

150. Bathroom bugs, the resistance, Applebee's, and fentanyl

149. Lazy cheapskatery

148. The toaster, the microwave, and the smoke alarm

147. Intentional rats

146. One fine day on the C

145. The facts of unsalted butter

144. Party of eight

143. A tale of two burgers, one which wasn't and another which was

142. Please make payment in full.

141. Poop and television

140. Allergic to garlic

139. Out of talk

138. Fat walking

137. Our fifth flatmate

136. Well, half a damn, maybe.

135. No cream cheese left behind

134. Bullshit, and bite me.

133. 27 minutes

132. Astounding journeys, $2.75

131. Meet the flatmates

130. Mrs Rigby's

129. My great escape

128. The Sheridan misconception

127. Slumber party 

126. A crappy update, once weekly

125. Big sky country

124. 24-hour toe service

123. Seattle or bust

122. Refusal to prosecute Trump is a political act.

121. Ground rules for my family

120. The damage deposit

119. No vampires allowed

118. May I be briefly and predictably grumpy?

117. Good corporate citizenship?

116. Her magic wand

115. Trendy cookies

114. A shoebox of pitchers

113. Luke something:something

112. Too many jackets

111. Questions from Quartz

110. Douglas shrugged

109. Keep your distance, keep your masks.

108. Not-quite-connecting with another human

107. To the tune of the 1812 Overture

106. Easier than wrapping paper

105. Steph's letter to Isthmus

104. Mongolia to the rescue!

103. She's on every shelf.

102. Prodigal son, and all that

101. Things usually work out, until they don't.

100. Invalid baptisms

 99. An accidental ass

 98. "Let's keep in touch."

 97. A perfect shitstorm

 96. It's as easy as that.

 95. That wacky old dude, ha-ha.

 94. Out of work

 93. Subject: Remember this?

 92. Riding with my dead brother

 91. Please do not publish my name.

 90. Call it history instead.

 89. Unexpected good news

 88. Trump for Dummies

 87. Barge Chilling Beach

 86. Tubthumping

 85. Check engine

 84. It's gonna get way worse.

 83. How to create terrorists

 82. Do the right thing.

 81. Trump's obituary

 80. What Republicans fear

 79. Not a pretty view

 78. The next COVID variant...

 77. Phobias and mental and emotional malfunctions

 76. Peace and loud quiet

 75. No more New Yorker.

 74. Same as me

 73. Effort and patience and generic dish soap

 72. Mustard toast

 71. Some links, a few stories

 70. Nearly a poop disaster

 69. This makes my face smiley.

 68. Defeated by a poet

 67. Cranky old man

 66. Without the South

 65. Call it macaroni.

 64. Because I'm an ass

 63. Even stupider than I'd thought

 62. Expect less from me.

 61. Say┼Źnara, Roe v Wade.

 60. "Who from what?"

 59. Pork, beef, and leather spies

 58. "The topic tonight is the hippies."

 57. It happened, though.

 56. To be human is to be a dumbshit.

 55. Don't dis the workers.

 54. Doug’s proper office protocol

 53. Lies from Disney

 52. Surrealist warships

 51. The 'rally'

 50. Thanks for being there, you.

 49. A visit to Wal-Mart

 48. A jumbo jet without wings

 47. Stupid headline, good article

 46. The twins are gone.

 45. Nine is too many.

 44. Reverse sondering

 43. Goodbye, FastCompany.

 42. One person can make a difference.

 41. Make it loud.

 40. A Monday without optimism

 39. Flattening three things

 38. Oh, you want to talk politics?

 37. They need a little more time.

 36. Unexpected physics

 35. Only the good die young.

 34. Next, could someone please sue Microsoft?

 33. An abortion by mail

 32. This will be uninteresting.

 31. One undeniable fact

 30. Still waiting

 29. Benzene on my balls

 28. A zen experience

 27. No pooping, no peeing.

 26. The web, before giant corporations took control

 25. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Bras

 24. Always on the balcony

 23. A library card

 22. I don’t even understand the question.

 21. Why so ordinary?

 20. Music in a bad mood

 19. Suspicious of the broccoli

 18. Eventually it gets boring.

 17. God and guns

 16. T minus five months

 15. My grandmother's grandparents

 14. 555-0123

 13. Film noir, sci-fi, and tartar sauce

 12. I hate writing.

 11. "Is there anything else you want us to know?" 

 10. Jeff Koyen of Crank

  9. A copy of your copy

  8. Anti-Karma

  7. Republicans' Disease

  6. Soon to be unemployed

  5. Never mind.

  4. More leftovers & links

  3. "Welcome to Netscape!"  

  2. Leftovers & links

  1. Hope you like orange.

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