Category Archives: Humor

DAYS OF THE YEAR – APRIL 7, 2021

I love checking out all the weird holiday celebrated each day. Today is not only National Beer Day, Coffee Cake Day and No Housework Day, but it happens to World Health Day, which kind of nullifies the three above celebrations. … Continue reading

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG

The minute I typed the title for today’s blog, I thought to myself, this is way too optimistic. Spring in the Midwest usually doesn’t begin until somewhere between late April and July. We’ve been known to have blizzards in May. … Continue reading

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CRAZY HOLIDAYS

Today is March 9th, which also happens to be False Teeth Day. I really get a kick out of the many holidays available to celebrate. Who thinks these up anyway and why would a day be set aside for fake … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SILLINESS – AGING

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AGING WITH A PURPOSE

OK, maybe you really aren’t into muscle bound firemen or knitting, but you are growing older every day and there should be a purpose for all of it. Every event in our lives has led us to this point. All … Continue reading

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THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

What do you see in this photograph from the 1950s? To me, it’s a memory of Saturdays in my childhood. Each of those days would find me and every other kid in the neighborhood using our hard earned allowance to … Continue reading

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JEWELS OF DE NIAL

Well here it is, the first episode of “Jewels of de Nial,” the project I’ve been collaborating on for the past year. Since we did this mostly throughout the time of the pandemic, we went from a stage production to … Continue reading

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SCREAMS IN THE NIGHT

Since the beginning of the pandemic, I have used my time in isolation to watch old movies – mostly of a mysterious nature. I’ve kind of run out of the usual like, “The Maltese Falcon,” “Casablanca,” “North by Northwest,” “The … Continue reading

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HAPPY WORLD INTROVERT DAY

I can totally relate to this unusual day of celebration. I used to be an introvert. At least for the first thirty or so years of my life. “How can she say that,” you may ask? I’m a performer, a … Continue reading

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STUBBY RETURNS

Our little friend, Stubby, the squirrel disappeared for a couple weeks in December of 2020, but made a brief appearance again late in the month. Just about the time we had given up on seeing him again, he made a … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY

I always thought it would be cool to be a Ninja – to have the agility, the elasticity to glide over roof tops, leap stealthily from house to house with the greatest of ease. I suppose it may have to … Continue reading

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A CHILD OF THE NIGHT

I know it’s a little early for Halloween, but Autumn often stirs the imagination and our neighbor, the night person, has done it again. A while back, you may remember, my husband called me to look out the window at … Continue reading

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JUST ANOTHER HUMP DAY

Apparently the origin of Hump Day occurred while a group of office workers were standing around the water cooler.  Being the middle of the work week, Wednesday was tantamount to getting over the hump of said work week.  Others allude … Continue reading

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SINGING IN THE CAR

Summertime and the living is easy. At least it used to be. Well, maybe it never was easy, but I have some wonderful memories of summer vacations with my family. There were the road trips, where we’d all pile into … Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURES WITH CARS

My very first car was a 1950’s Ford Fairlane which was about to leave the world at any moment.  Fortunately I didn’t have to drive more than three miles a day to take my children to school.  When it finally did give … Continue reading

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MAKE ‘EM LAUGH

Ever since watching the movie, “Singing in the Rain,” I have great joy when I can make someone laugh.  Maybe I should’ve become a standup comic.  Is 78 too old to start a new career?  The only problem I can … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA JONES & HIS MUMMY

It’s throw back Thursday, and time to share an oldie but a goodie.  Paul was shuffling through some old photographs a couple weeks ago and found this gem.  When he owned his ad agency, we’d have an annual Halloween party.  … Continue reading

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RANDOM SATURDAY SILLINESS

 

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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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