Humor Columns

Bloody Yummy?

Are you an omnivore, a carnivore, pescatarian or vegetarian? We will avoid the twisted subgroups of the above list people choose to consume. Also included in the omissions are all the insane varieties of self-torture, known as diet plans. That is too much brain damage...

Why Bother?

“You were always feminine,” her brother remarked with a smirk while his sister insisted on a bit of primping before Hubby arrived home from work. “I’m going to care about my appearance even with one toe in the grave,” she replied. That conversation took place a long...

Welcome to My World

Surprises enhance our lives. A recent surprise included tolerating two dogs inside my pet free home. It is bad enough people walk around outside, step in spit, vomit, and other human expulsions. Then we enter our homes and walk on the floors and carpets with those...

It’s Common Sense, Stupid!

This writer made a devastating discovery. “I have been diagnosed with an incurable allergy. I am allergic to stupid people.” Mind you. The allergy is nothing new. We merely jumped ahead of the curve and gave it a catchy name. Cretin-itis. Are you a “social” media...

The Generational Divide

It feels incredible to scratch an itch that is until you get carried away. Some itches are fleeting and pleasurable. However, the insect bites we collect during the spring and summer months not so much. At first, the bites go unnoticed, but as the poison spreads, the...

Unexpected Delights

It is the simple things that make life bearable. Those moments of uncomplicated joy are fleeting. If we do not pay attention and take time to appreciate them, they quickly disappear into the mists of time. The best part of unexpected delights is they are free. All we...

The Power of a Hug

A brief digression from humor to solemn. In these twisted times of human contact deprivation, there is more at stake than the uncertain hope of not catching COVID -19. Such forced isolation is detrimental to everyone’s mental and physical health. People say, “Laughter...

Life in Captivity

One of this writer’s favorite pastimes is people watching. Unfortunately, the lengthy shutdown of our country and the world deprived her of that pleasurable activity. The antics of humans are a cheap form of entertainment. Surprisingly, it makes her feel a connection...

Did You Intend to Say That?

Does anyone mean what they say? You have to wonder. Does the pathway between the brain and the mouth have a Detour block? It must, when we consider the actual meaning of the words that flip off our tongues in a perfect swan dive to someone’s ears. People utter...

No End in Sight

What is the meaning of Life? People have asked the question ever since God decided to mess with the tranquility of Eden by removing one of Adam’s ribs to create Eve. Imagine the boredom with constant and repetitive chores. Suppose an eternal being decided to create a...