Blog Archives for category Humor

Good “old” summer vacation

I don’t “need a vacation from my vacation,” but after two weeks in a beach cottage with my extended family,… Continue reading »

Airing dirty laundry while on vacation

“Whose are THESE?” my slim sister-in-law says with a laugh, holding up a large pair of underwear from a basket… Continue reading »

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 »