Category Archives: Funny

A Dancer Dances

I have never been the graceful type. I’ve never taken a single dance class, worn a tutu* or in any way dreamed of being a ballerina. My mother intrinsically understood me. While she shuttled my pink-clad from head-to-toe sister to dance … Continue reading

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Bare, Bear and Harry Potter

It’s been a busy few weeks. A lot has happened, and I have found myself saying and hearing things I hope to never give audience to again. My top 10: “Could you please remove your (bare, hairy, smelly) foot from my armrest?” … Continue reading

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Dogs and Bones

I’m like a dog with a bone. The more ridiculously complicated you make something, the more likely I am to pursue it to fruition. Every year, I buy a new supply of expensive contacts lenses, and every year the company, Coopervision, offers … Continue reading

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Too Soon?

Nothing makes me more patriotic than being out of the country for the Fourth of July. Over the past few years, we have found ourselves away from our mother country on this most sacred day of national pride, as expressed … Continue reading

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Flat as a Pancake

I don’t understand mammograms. Oh, I understand the need for cancer screenings, and in fact some people close to me have been saved by similar methods. What I don’t get is the barbaric nature of the mammogram machine itself. I do … Continue reading

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Ode to a Summer Monday

I hate to be hot, I’d rather be cold. Snow over heat, with winds blowing bold. This morning I arise, our house unusually roasting, A brief investigation, we’ve an indoor pool for the boasting. The furnace is leaking, the a/c is crying, … Continue reading

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Ode To a Basement Dweller

The time has finally arrived. Our nest will once again be empty, starting this Saturday. Our basement dweller of almost a year is moving into his own apartment. There are certainly plusses and minuses to this development. Basement dweller (BD) has … Continue reading

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