March 5th, 2021


The Passing Parade

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

By News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

Published Nov. 28, 2016

The Passing Parade

Vegetarian Deb Dusseau of Portland, Maine, celebrating her 10-year anniversary of "all vegetables, all the time," reported to a tattoo artist in August and now sports, on her right arm, wrist to shoulder, an eggplant, peppers, mushrooms, peas, greens, onions, a radish and multiple tomatoes -- drawn in an "old seed catalog" motif.

Pro baseball player Brandon Thomas (of the independent Frontier League's Gateway Grizzlies in St. Louis, Missouri) hit a bases-loaded home run on Aug. 21 -- over the fence, into the adjacent parking lot, where the ball smashed the windshield ... of his own car. [Bangor Daily News, 8-29-2016] [Sports Illustrated, 8-22-2016]