Blog Archives for category Humor

Catching crabs, the respectable way

Many hungry vacationers will seek out the rich sweetness of Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs this summer. Arguably, you haven’t lived… Continue reading »

The princess and the pee

When you’re a military family stationed in Timbuktu, you can’t rely on relatives to watch your pets when you’re on… Continue reading »

Five Reasons I’d Never Win Survivor

I could claim that I have fencing lessons, or that I have tickets to La Boheme, or that I’m attending… Continue reading »

50 Shades of Mattress Shopping

I stepped out of our car and squinted up at the sleek, tall building. It seemed more like a tech… Continue reading »

Never Say Never

I swore I’d never do it. But there I was on a gurney, begging my doctor to please, for the… Continue reading »

For Pity’s Sake

Trailing tissues behind, I burst through the base clinic doors five minutes past my appointment time. “Sorry, I’m late,” I… Continue reading »

From the Archives: Bucketful of Love

Our youngest daughter is home from school with a concussion and a sprained ankle from a sledding accident. The steering… Continue reading »

From the Archives: A different kind of Super Bowl party

Here we are, living in New England, and no one has invited us to a Super Bowl party. Oh well,… Continue reading »

Sex, Lies and Profile Photos

Eight years ago, I sat at a desk in our stairwell apartment on Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany, and created… Continue reading »

Alexa Killed the Cat

After a lifetime of wondering things like, “How do you say ‘underwear’ in Urdu?” and “What is the shelf life… Continue reading »

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