Category Archives: Humor

GOOD HAIR DAY

I love unusual holidays.  March 26th is known as “Good Hair Day,” which is nearly impossible when we’re cooped up for over three weeks and can’t get to a salon or barber shop because they’re all closed.  We could resort … Continue reading

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FISH STORY

“Do not tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.”  Mark Twain His dad was the first to teach him how to fish. It was a wonderful bonding experience for … Continue reading

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YOU GOTTA LAUGH – PANDEMIC INSANITY

\ The first case of the Coronavirus has been discovered in Minnesota. Suddenly people are stocking up on toilet paper, bottled water, Lysol and hand sanitizer to the point that the big box stores are running out.  The word “pandemic” … Continue reading

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INANE ANSWERING MESSAGE DAY

As some of you already know, I enjoy these offbeat holidays.  I wonder who thinks them up.  They must be very creative or they simply have too much time on their hands.  Occasionally I come across one that sends my … Continue reading

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DOES MY LAUGHTER OFFEND YOU?

“While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of … Continue reading

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THE PRINCESS & THE PEA

I’ve been ranting about this kidney stone for some time now and it finally met its demise a few days ago.  Recovery is going along as expected.  The first night after the surgery, I was wide awake at about 3 … Continue reading

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THE APPLE DOESN’T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE

Yesterday morning was filled with a time of waiting while listening to reverberations of Claire de Lune as I was placed on hold.  This seems to be the story of my life lately as I try to rearrange my schedule … Continue reading

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MORE GOOD NEWS

Who would think that two little stones in the kidney could cause so much trouble?  One Cat Scan revealed the little buggers a few weeks ago.  Prior to that I was nursing a knee that had been Cat Scanned also.  … Continue reading

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GETTING THE BUGS OUT

For all my 77 years of living, I’ve been under the misconception that Daylight Savings Times was suggested by one of our founding fathers.  Ben Franklin actually made a suggestion similar to this when he was living in Paris, but … Continue reading

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HAPPY SATURDAY

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WHEN IS TOO MUCH, TOO MUCH?

When we lived in the heart of Minneapolis, I had a membership at Costco.  I’d drive a long way, spent more than I should’ve on things I normally wouldn’t buy, bought my prescriptions, had photos developed, got ink for my … Continue reading

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DIETING WOES

In my lifetime I must have tried at least a couple hundred different kinds of diets.  I started to notice that I wasn’t the cute little Shirley Temple look alike I thought I was when I turned nine or ten.  … Continue reading

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WOULDN’T IT BE NICE – PART TWO

Well here I am again.  The second Sunday of missing church.  The virus has created my nasty cough, which can be quite a nuisance in church, which is reason enough to stay home.  Right after finishing my blog yesterday, I … Continue reading

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WOULDN’T IT BE NICE?

  Something happens to a person’s mind when they acquire a virus.  I’m not talking about being hacked, although it seems I may have been.  I am talking about the kind of virus that gets passed from person to person … Continue reading

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TURN YOUR FROWN UPSIDE DOWN

In hopes of erasing some of the rhetoric and name calling going on over the past few months, I decided to devote this post to humor.  The messes we create on a daily basis are often far from humorous, but … Continue reading

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I ATE MY DAUGHTER’S HOMEWORK

Funny things happen to me all the time. Either that or I’m not all there and everything just seems funny. My youngest daughter brought an assignment home to finish for her art class. It was made of paper mâché and … Continue reading

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THE HUMOR IN RETELLING

We had a couple of friends over for dinner a week ago and got to talking about old times and funny experiences.  It made me think how stories can explode into something so much bigger than they originally were.  Especially … Continue reading

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SO, THIS IS HAPPENING AGAIN

Last October, I embarked on an old career.  I stepped on the stage to perform again.  The play was, “Southern Fried Funeral,” in which I portrayed Ozella Meeks, the church lady who tended to all the funeral arrangements.  I guess … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO MINNESNOWTA

At least the April snow showers waited until Final Four was over.  I don’t know why we’re always surprised by a late snow storm in my state, because it has become apparent that we only have two seasons – winter and … Continue reading

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IT’S PIE DAY!

This is the perfect time of year for a warm piece of pie with a scoop of ice cream on top.  Slowly the ice cream melts and cascades over the crisp crust, enticing every taste bud in your mouth.  You … Continue reading

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