Humor Columns

Special Holiday Memories

There is something about the holidays that conjures a temporary time machine. It has the capability to transport us back in holiday time. Trips down the holiday memory lane are not always pleasant for everyone. For example, there is an evil demon whose sole purpose is...

We All Have Those Oops Moments

Are there times when the simplest things elude you? Those are the days when you make decisions and take action without paying attention to the potential outcome. The clutter of information and the jumble of thoughts can become mental tornados. On a positive note, the...

Enjoy the Faux Pas

It is good to laugh at our selves and our bumbling ways, laughter feeds our souls and keeps them from withering. Unless you are present at one of this writer’s many stumbles, you will hear about them because it is fun to make people laugh, even at our own expense....

The Dreaded Word

What word has the power to change the focus of your life? If your answer was cancer, you are correct. There are theories that the potential for cancer is in our bodies. It is possible that cancer cells will remain dormant throughout your life, but some people are not...

Medical Adventures

We offer an accurate prediction for everyone. During your lifetime, you will have contact with and require the services of some medical professionals. There is no way to circumvent this inescapable fact. Well, there is a drastic way, but living alone in a cave atop a...

Do Threats Have Power?

Have you ever threatened anyone? Did you assume the bare-knuckled boxer’s stance or was your challenge verbal or visual? Was it conveyed with a scowl and narrowed eyes capable of searing the hide off your opponent? Or, did your Arctic glare release a salvo of...

Lowdown on the Cluckers

The ups and downs of country living can be challenging and entertaining. You can get down and dirty, mucking around with chicken poop clean up and other related fun. Or, you can be a country squire, enjoy the shelled emissions of said chickens without actual direct...

Aging is Not An Ailment

If you labor under the delusion that there is even a modicum of privacy in our lives, you need a reality check. Just ask any fifty-year-old. Even before you blow out the candles on your Hatching Day cake, your mailbox overflows with letters from AARP. Where do you...

A Study of Grime and Germs

Ah! The scent of chlorine-permeated hair blowing in the wind, the pungent odor of sweaty bodies, and the cloying coconut scent of tanning lotion are part of summer. But now those joyous months are a blur in our rearview mirrors as we launch into fall and all the ways...

Snippets From a Wandering Mind

The mind goes where it wants to go. The process is random and messy, not unlike walking your dog. Since our dog is a free spirit, he drags the person holding the leash hither and yon. You have to love those two words — hither and yon. The stream of life is very much a...