Category Archives: Humor

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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RE-RUN FRIDAY

Since deer hunting in Wisconsin begins tomorrow and my husband is now getting ready for the trip down there, I’ve decided to re-post this article from 7/14/2017.  Hope you enjoy it again. My husband has many traits.  He is intelligent … Continue reading

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DOES CHRISTMAS COMES TOO SOON?

I love everything about Christmas – the lights and decorations, the fancy wrapping paper, the cookies and special treats -all of it.  Today I’m following Julies lead, who wrote about her experience taking her granddaughter to see Santa.  It stirred a … Continue reading

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FATTY, FATTY, TWO BY FOUR

When I hit puberty, my weight became a problem. I always looked for the easy way out.  Anything that would help me lose weight fast.  It didn’t matter if I ate the same thing every day – charted my caloric intake – … Continue reading

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HAPPY LABOR DAY

As my kids were growing up, Labor Day always signaled the end of summer and the beginning of another school year.  According to my mother, you put away the white pants, dresses and shoes until next Memorial Day.  I never quite … Continue reading

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TUPPERWARE LADY

I was a Tupperware lady.  In fact I became a manager of my own unit of salespeople, which gave me use of a company car.  I became one of these “party” girls early in our marriage. Our children still needed … Continue reading

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TAKE A VACATION!

One day, my husband entered the kitchen in his camouflage under armor and said, “I bet you can’t see me.”  My response was, “You’re right.  I bet if you take your shirt off, you’ll be half the man you used to be.”  … Continue reading

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TODAY IS MAY 31ST

With the end of May, comes the end of school; a short reprieve for teachers and students; time for parents to find things to occupy their kids for the next three months; the beginning of summer fun. Most teachers will … Continue reading

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DELIBERATE OBFUSCATION

OK, I admit it.  We’re old school.  We took our honeymoon trip using the AAA TripTik maps and tour guides.  So of course the same option was used again last year when we ventured down to S. Carolina for number … Continue reading

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MY MAD ADVENTURES WITH CARS

In just a little more than a week, I’ll be getting started on a new adventure.  I’ll be directing a children’s musical production of “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad.”  It’ll be fun going through someone else’s MAD adventures for … Continue reading

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NATIONAL FRUITCAKE TOSS DAY

This is a repost from 1/3/15 and actually National Fruitcake Toss Day is the first Saturday of January, so it isn’t really the right day, but funny enough to bear repeating. That poor old fruitcake has been sitting in a box … Continue reading

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FUNNY MEMORIES

As I unpacked those treasured ornaments from the past 53 years of marriage, memories began to pour into my head.  There were the handmade pieces; the delicate globes decorated with the names of each in our family; the store bought … Continue reading

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