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All you need to do is shout, “Wackemall” and everything will be better.

If you look at my about page you’ll only see the following “I’m just a retired long-haul trucker who exchanged his rig for pen, paper, and keyboard.” but there really is a lot more to me.

If you wish to cut to the chase and see what I’ve been writing…


Decades of research prove previous theory wrong.

Stonehenge photo by Hello I'm Nik on Unsplash

Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England — Researchers headquartered in Amesbury, working with researchers in Sicily, have determined the great trilithon, Stonehenge, long believed to be a monument to ancient deities, is in-fact, the last remaining vestiges of what was once a rock quarry. The bluestone that was used to build streets…


There’s nothing like a warm bowl of your favorite soup to get you through the day.

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Another tasty and fun recipe from my banned book, Billy’s Wild Salsa Cookbook, Tex-Mex for Rednecks and the Adventures of the Wild Salsa Gang currently not available anywhere in the world. Sorry about the photograph.

Sopa De Elote

Sauté some onion
until it’s translucent.
Now add chicken stock,
careful, don’t lose it.
Put it all in the…


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This morning I stumbled upon the following post ( https://medium.com/@aglenn2022/sweet-lollipop-bdeba6b330cb ) by a writer who calls herself Ashlee Grace Glenn ( https://medium.com/@aglenn2022/about ) It was published just this morning.

Thing is: I wrote that very poem just one day ago ( https://medium.com/@billyjones_52047/sweet-lollipop-dd38c6943437 )

I immediately sought our the Medium Legal…


I thought I might use the excess air to spin some sort of tiny turbine or windmill that generated electricity to light a low voltage light to indicate that everything was working as it should be working, but that never happened just like lots of things never happen.

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I remember back in 2014, working on a homemade aquarium pump to put air into a 300 gallon fish tank in my back yard. …


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Most of you remember Little Miss Muffet like this:

“Little miss Muffet she sat on her tuffet,
eating her curds and whey
Along came a spider who sat down beside her
And frightened miss Muffet away.”

But when I remember Little Miss Muffet it goes something like this:

Little Miss Muffet

Little Miss…


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I remember Daddy sending me out to turn the antennae after the rotor thingie died. We didn’t have cable back then, and didn’t see any need for it. If it weren’t for needing access to the Internet I wouldn’t have cable now.

Just a few years ago I walked into…


Double entendre? Perhaps. I’ll let you decide. Overtly sexual, perhaps a children’s poem, a nursery rhyme? Again, I’ll allow you to make up your mind. Thank you for reading, sharing, and supporting my efforts with your sweet gifts and lovely encouragements.

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Sweet Lollipop

I’d like a lick sweet lollipop
there high upon a shelf,
but I can’t reach you on my own,
and none are here to help.
You are the sweetest lollipop.
You have to know it’s true,
but I can’t reach you lollipop.
Oh what am I to do?

I dream…


It’s hard starting over, but we try and try, chase and chase, and cry and cry…

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We play this game of cat and mouse,
you chasing me about the house
’til I am tired and mostly spent.
Then off you go, away you went.

You’re chasing me, I’m chasing you
like cats and dogs who never knew
the way to win, the way to play,
to chase again another…

Billy Jones

I'm just a retired long-haul trucker who exchanged his rig for pen, paper, and keyboard. Read more at http://Wackemall.com

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