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Jackie Hope: Ready for the Peeps show?

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Know what’s the best thing about Easter? OK, the second best thing, next to the Resurrection.
Peeps!
Those squeezy, sweet and sugar-coated Easter treats made of fluffy, stuffy, marshmallow puffy goodness are a surer sign of spring than any amount…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: Winging it

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hey, have you seen any robins yet? They are back from their winter digs and are scouting yards for worms, hot-looking robins of the opposite gender and affordable housing.
Don’t know about your yard, but the only thing resembling a worm in our fro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: Winging it

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hey, have you seen any robins yet? They are back from their winter digs and are scouting yards for worms, hot-looking robins of the opposite gender and affordable housing.
Don’t know about your yard, but the only thing resembling a worm in our fro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: Baseball season means start of spring

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sunday night, spring officially begins. Oh, sure, there was that equinox thing last Thursday, and there was a robin mining a snow bank for something meaty the other day.
But for some of us spring begins when that first Major League baseball is tosse…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: Online quiz, hot shot!

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

What’s with all these Internet quizzes? You know the ones. They pop up on Facebook. Or one of your 4,927 Facebook friends sends you a quiz so she can get to know you better.
Because, goodness knows, she only has 5,280 friends herself, and therefor…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: Murder! Mystery! Mayhem! B-I-N-G-O!

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Word on the street: the bingo games at St. Augustine of Hippo are rigged! Sources — who asked to remain anonymous — tell us the bingo hall managers have unsavory pasts and their bouncer has an unsavory present, offering hot bingo cards under the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: A Super Bowl without Velveeta?!?!?

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Were you listening to the news last week? Did you hear there is a shortage of Velveeta? Oh man, this is a disaster waiting to happen. The Super Bowl is in a week and a half, and stores are running low on Velveeta.
OK, let’s get this into perspecti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: Another ‘Tuesday Afternoon’

October 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Where were you in ’72, or ’82, ’92, or even 2002? Well here’s a factoid that’ll knock your socks off and that’ll make baby boomers feel older than dirt. Continue Reading

Jackie Hope: Explaining the furry phenomenon

October 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Did you know there are furries among us? You’re thinking about your grammy’s pink plush bedroom slippers, aren’t you? No way, Jose. Continue Reading

Jackie Hope: Harvest time can be a real slugfest

October 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

October: The month of harvest festivals, harvest moons, harvesting gardens and harvesting slugs. Continue Reading