Tag Archives: humor

EMBARASSMENT AT THE MOVIES

Edit Post Save draftPreviewPublishUpdating failed. Sorry, you are not allowed to edit this post.Add title I usually read other people’s posts before actually staring my own. This is sometimes a way of sparking some thoughts when I’m not sure what … Continue reading

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IT’S TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY

Shiver me timbers and blow the man down. It’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day.” I happen to love this particular day of the year. I’ve played the part of a lady pirate many a time, while the winds be tossing … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS I LOOKING FOR?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to put on a pair of shoes like this? Especially when you get to be my age. In a couple years I’ll be 80. I never thought I’d make it this long, but here I am. … Continue reading

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CLEANING HOUSE

There’s something about the changing seasons that gets me thinking about deep cleaning the house. In the winter, we accumulate so many dust bunnies and fur balls, the thought of getting rid of that excess usually arrives when the birds … 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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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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