Humor Columns

The Fountain of Youth

WARNING: If you tend toward posterior constriction or other puritanical proclivities, do not let your eyes stray below this line. Our society worships youth — the appearance of youth rather than the innocence and inexperience of youth. If the external is so important,...

Our Private Art Collection

Did you know that anyone can legally collect original art? Rich or poor, we all appreciate beauty. Art in all its forms is an expression of the artist’s imagination, as he or she sees the world and its denizens. And yet, individual perception of any art is subjective....

Flashes of Folly

Some people consider rules and regulations mere suggestions In their view, rules are just something else in life to challenge. The need to find a workaround, a loophole, or simply ignore whatever rule is in their way is a constant in their lives. This affliction often...

What’s The Backstory?

We catch snippets of people’s lives as our cars race down the highway. Have you ever wondered about the stories behind such brief glimpses? There is a backstory behind every event. A backstory is the background information concerning an event which gives the observer...

The Necklace

Life is a necklace made up of countless moments. Some incidents are gems or jagged nuggets of varying size consisting of pleasant, tolerable or even annoying events. Only a few are perfect pearls. It is unfortunate that we do not always have a choice or control over...

Tempting Fate

Have you heard the expression “good things come in threes”? This is known as the rule of three or as optimistic Romans often called it, omne triumperfectum. In which case, it stands to reason the converse is true as well. Do you believe bad things come in threes?...

A Simple Formula

If we chose to be honest with our deluded selves, many of us would recognize certain behavior on our part as a cry for attention. It is easy to spot such conduct for what it is in other people, but the question is, how many people are brave enough to recognize that...

The Stuff of Our Lives

Taking a trip down memory lane can be happy, bittersweet or pain in the posterior. Have you looked around your home lately and wondered what your family’s expressions and comments would be when you move on to that parallel universe? Will there be a look of horror or...

A Different Kind of Walking Tour

A Different Kind of Walking Tour There are countless well-known phrases beginning with the word walk. Join us for an unusual walking tour. Walk of Fame – Intended to honor and immortalize Hollywood Stars and various and sundry other celebrities. The stars so honored...

A Man of Action

Life is never dull when your husband is a constant source of amazement, amusement, and surprise. Hubby proposed two weeks after we met. On a Sunday six years later, we were driving around with friends checking out new homes. That is the only kind of window shopping...