Blog Archives for category Humor

Bathing suit shopping season begins

Ah, summer is officially here! This balmiest of seasons evokes sunny scenes of kids running through sprinklers, smoky whiffs of… Continue reading »

Life, hot flashing before my eyes

Last week, on the morning of my 48th birthday, I had my very first hot flash. The uncanny coincidence of… Continue reading »

My Annual Dose of Dirt

I’ve got dirt under my fingernails. There’s a blister the size of Delaware on my thumb. My face is sunburned… Continue reading »

Breaking up is hard to do

  We used to be so good together. You comforted me. You made me happy. I loved you… But after… Continue reading »

Refrigerator Repo

Despite the fact that Old Man Winter has been stalking some areas of our country, freezing the poor pansies and… Continue reading »

Sweet Sanity

Have you been having visions of colorful foil? Have you detected the aroma of coconut in the air? Have you… Continue reading »

Spring Break, Eighties Style

“Don’t crush the groceries!” I yelled as my teenage son smashed the car top carrier lid closed. With everything for… Continue reading »

Kiss me! I’m Irish today!

  St. Patrick’s Day is one of those ambiguous special occasions that can be quite confusing for non-Irish adults like… Continue reading »

Skiing on Hot Air

“Do I ski? Well, of course,” I’ve dismissed such questions with a pretentious chuckle. “I grew up skiing,” I’d say,… Continue reading »

How many idiots does it take to fill out a 1040?

“Oh crud, we need to do our taxes,” I recently told my husband as I do every year around this… Continue reading »