Tag Archives: humor

AGING FOR THOSE WITH A SENSE OF HUMOR

I’m currently in the process of brainstorming, which could be dangerous for a 78 year old woman.  The storming of my brain is nothing new, but the subject matter has changed over time.  I used to write about funny parenting … Continue reading

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LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP

I love technology.  I hate technology.  I can’t live without it. I want to live without it.  It’s a conundrum of magnificent proportions to those of us who grew up with 10″ television screens and 45 rpm records.  However, I’m … Continue reading

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I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TIME IT WAS

“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carroll “Alice in Wonderland I really love Sean Connery and I can totally relate to his messy use of the letter “S,” because I also … Continue reading

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THE DIFFICULT TIMES IN WHICH WE’RE LIVING – ad nauseam

This is how a typical news report goes these days.  It’s also filtrating into commercials and public service announcements.  I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m getting sick of all the “feel good” stuff floating around in … 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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DID YOU MISS ME?

Yesterday was my day to go grocery shopping. I like to go early because there aren’t too many people – just us elderly folks – who they think get up at 5 AM.  What do they know and who are … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO DURING A PANDEMIC

This time of isolation has opened up my kitchen to all sorts of new things – like actual meals made from scratch.  I started posting these delicacies on Facebook and my sister tells me I should open a restaurant once … Continue reading

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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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POINT OF VIEW

I remember a time, about 25 years ago, when my husband’s ever youthful exuberance took him on a yearly trek up to the Grand Marais area of Minnesota.  He would venture out with several young couples for a weekend of … Continue reading

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THE “JOYS” OF AGING

As another year and decade passes, each one of us is getting older. There is no escape from this malady, except for death and for many that’s the end of everything.  I hope I never lose my zest for living, … Continue reading

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THE YOUNG & RESTLESS SHEPHERDS

I believe the picture says it all.  These young shepherds show how antsy little boys get when they have to wait.  The story of the shepherds that were in their fields at the time of the Savior’s birth had heard … Continue reading

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WHAT IF OUR NATIONAL BIRD WAS A TURKEY?

These are the infamous “Johnson Street Turkeys” from our old neighborhood in Minneapolis.  I’ve written about them before and in fact an article about them appeared in the local newspaper a number of years ago.  This flock would carry on … 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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THIS TOO SHALL PASS

OK, so I have two kidney stones.  I’m not sure why these nuggets keep forming within me. I may be able to use them somewhere in my garden, but unfortunately these are the kind that need to be blasted, so … Continue reading

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GIVING IN TO CLOSED CAPTIONING

  I am slowly losing my hearing.  With the high cost of hearing aids, I’ve been struggling along.  This disability can be a disadvantage to a happy marriage.  Having the television turned up so high forces the other partner into another room.  … 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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MY FIRST VACATION WITH MY HUSBAND

Picture this – it was almost fifty five years ago as my new husband and I embarked on our first vacation as a married couple.  I know this would be considered ancient history in our culture today, but we’d only traveled together … 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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