Category Archives: humor

I WILL NEVER ADMIT THIS

Tweet As I shuffled around the bedroom in my slippers, I looked over to see if I had remembered to shut the blinds. I was glad that I had, as I was wearing my slippers and nothing else, while I … Continue reading

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HONEY IN MY COFFEE

Tweet I had a doctor’s appointment today. All went well, and I was pleased when he told me that I look “fit.” When one qualifies for membership in AARP, having a doctor use the adjective “fit” is very uplifting. However, … Continue reading

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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, I GET A HOTEL ROOM

Tweet This was one for the record books. They saw it coming, and warned us. The meteorologists said things like “massive power outages probable,” and “likelihood of prolonged power loss.” I wanted to make a contingency plan, because if power … Continue reading

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SOME PEOPLE

Tweet My husband is just a little bit pompous. This is not always apparent; he can be joyful and charming at cocktail parties and church picnics. Check-out clerks think he’s a cute little skinny guy with a big smile. The … Continue reading

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That Holiday Letter

Tweet Greetings, friends and relatives! Boy, the year has gone by so fast. It seems like just yesterday that I was sweeping pine needles off the floor and regretting the second piece of minced pie that I ate the night … Continue reading

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CRUMBS

Tweet  I hated childhood. I was born an adult, and was forced to inhabit a child’s body for eighteen years. During that time, I was under the control of adults, many of whom imposed rules and restrictions that I felt … Continue reading

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LETTER TO LUCY

Tweet Dear Lucy,  As a professional personal shopper, you must deal with all kinds of people. However, I am fairly certain that you have not been up against someone like me. I usually hand my hairdressers, manicurists, and cosmetologists a … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAN TOURISTERS

Tweet I am married to a professional tourist. No, I mean this wholeheartedly. I would put him up against any traveler, on any given day. Given one hour and some good maps, and perhaps an AAA tour book, my man … Continue reading

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STICKS AND STONES

Tweet When I told my husband I had been asked to write an article about bullying, he was naturally confused. “You are writing about BOWLING? But you don’t know anything about bowling!  “No! I am writing about BULLYING.” “Really? What is … Continue reading

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