While “Hoser” is derogatory word commonly used to call people losers, according to Facebook Medical, and reported by our downtown Neighborhood Bar, if you were a child hoser, you are immune to the Coronavirus.  I don’t know how much faith one can put in Facebook Medical, but if it’s true, I drank from a hose as a kid, and still do when I’m out working on the property.

Hoser originated during the pre-zambonian era in Canada. Hosers, the losing team, had to hose down the ice after the game.

Missing its Mate


A sock turned up down and out in an alley in Downtown Albuquerque. Its mate was missing. Socks generally mate for life, but as everyone knows, socks can go missing, and you end up with single socks that are not much good without their other halves. Missing socks have become a serious enough matter…


Burrito Bandit

The Burrito Bandit burgles burritos from Burqueños and gives them to Burqueño bambini or other Burqueños with Burqueño bambini…

Taking a break from spinning, an older Burqueña plans to enjoy a burrito.
But the Burrito Bandit snatches the older Burqueña’s burrito from her hand.
The Burrito Bandit, with the older Burqueña’s burrito in hand, bounds for the street.
The Burrito Bandit crosses the street, and humbly hands the older Burqueña’s burrito to a younger Burqueña madre holding a Burqueño bambino in her arm.
The Burrito Bandit takes a quick peek at his gift of the burrito taken from the now hungry older Burqueña which he gave to the younger Burqueña madre holding the Buqueño bambino in her arm.