Blog Archives for category Humor

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 »

A Zombie’s Guide to Rural Vermont

“I booked three nights in a one-room cabin in Woodstock, Vermont with two queen beds, a fireplace and an air… Continue reading »

Oh my gourd! Dissecting a Halloween tradition

In the dusky light, I removed the longest, sharpest knife from the butcher block, its blade emitting an ominous tone… Continue reading »

Yard Sale Booty Blues

“I’ll give you thirty bucks for all of it,” the man said in a heavy Rhode Island accent, gesturing to… Continue reading »

The Middle-aged Woman and the Sea

Thanks to a guy named Big Victor, I’m finally free of years of bitter resentment. No, I didn’t put a… Continue reading »

Traveling on Auto-Potty

With gas prices at an 11-year low, people are packing up and heading out for a busy summer travel season…. Continue reading »

The Elephant in the Bedroom

We’ve all seen those awkward commercials. Unrealistically tall, thin, good-looking actors holding hands in outdoor bathtubs and canoodling in public…. Continue reading »

Mother’s Day: A cautionary tale

I started dropping non-so-subtle hints last week. “You DO know that Mother’s Day is coming, don’t you?” I said rather… Continue reading »

The Naked Truth

What’s the true sign that spring has sprung? No, it’s not the crocuses, the bunnies, or the pussy willows. You… Continue reading »

Mind over manners

“Now boarding … Group C … at Gate 19,” the agent announced over the loudspeakers. There were only a handful… Continue reading »

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