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Earl Pitts 12/16/13: Santa On The Radar
We're all familiar with the Christmas tradition of the North American Air Defense (NORAD) folks keeping track of Santa's sleigh on its annual trek from the North Pole on Christmas Eve. Well, wouldn't you know, this year, someone is "offended" by this "tradition." Well, all it tak…
Earl Pitts 12/13/13: Fooling Bell Ringers
It's almost unavoidable. Whenever you walk into a mall or good-sized store, you hear a bell ringing. It's always nice to make a donation to the Salvation Army. Earl's complaint is how he feels obligated to drop some money into the red bucket EVERY TIME he encounters one. Earl believes in giving, but…
Earl Pitts 12/12/13: Men Don’t Know Prices
Guys, I think you'll agree with Earl on this one: women tend to be MUCH more aware of prices on things than men. Ladies know what an item sold for last week, last month, and probably last year! And they also know what the "sale" price is. Us guys? Most of us couldn't care…
Earl Pitts 12/11/13: Wife Ain’t “Mommy”
Pet names. Couples use them all of the time. "Honey," "Sweetie," "Handsome," "Baby." Well, you get the idea. However, there are couples who call each other pet names that Earl Pitts finds to be, well...kinda sickening. He explai…
Earl Pitts 12/10/13: Helpful Christmas Rules
Turn on your TV, and you're bound to find some "expert" with a list of "helpful" Christmas rules. From gift suggestions to recipes to Christmas party fashion do's-and-don'ts, you can't go for more than a few minutes without being given some kind of advice for the season. Well, Ea…
Earl Pitts 12/9/13: Magical Spirit of Christmas
Some of the best-loved Christmas stories involve a cold-hearted, mean, spiteful and otherwise not-so-nice person who--once shown the true meaning of Christmas--does a 180 and becomes the sweetest, most loving and generous person you could ever meet. Think Ebeneezer Scrooge from Dickens' A Christmas …
Earl Pitts 12/6/13: Frosty The Creep
Today, Earl is in the spirit of the Season. Well, sort of. While many consider "Frosty The Snowman" to be a beloved title character in the beloved seasonal song, Earl feels there's something that just not quite right about the ol' snowballs-with-a-hat dude! Listen as Earl…
Earl Pitts 12/5/13: Hitchhiker Tactics
Earl has some thoughts on today's generation of hitchhikers. Now, while it's not usually a good idea to pick up someone thumbing for a ride these days, Earl offers up some suggestions on how to deal with the ones he chooses to let get into his pickup truck! You can hear his story here!
Earl Pitts 12/4/13: Christmas Gift For Pearl
Earl is always ready with some great advice for his friends. His pal, Dub Meeker, needs help with deciding on a gift for Mrs. Meeker. Well, Earl was able to draw on his many years of experience in purchasing the "perfect" Christmas gifts for his wife, Pearl. You might just get some…
Earl Pitts 12/3/13: Overblown Weather
TV weather people sometimes tend to go a bit 'overboard' when describing even the mildest of "bad" weather. At least, that's the view of our Redneck philosopher, Earl Pitts. He believes that the exaggeration that is sometimes a part of weather forecasts could be sett…
Earl Pitts 12/2/13: Pitts Family Night
Pearl Pitts (Earl's "ol' lady") decided recently that the Pitts clan needed some more "family time." Now, for Earl and his son, E.J., the time they spend watching sports on the TV is all the "family time" they feel is needed. However, M…
Earl Pitts 11/26/13: The Holiday Table
Earl's ol' lady, Pearl, loves to decorate the Pitts house for the Holidays. Earl thinks that's all well and good, except for the dining table. It becomes the "centerpiece" of the decorations, and pretty much unusable for its main purpose: dining. Earl shares his thou…

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