Category Archives: Humor

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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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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