Blog Archives for tag humor

The Duke and Duchess of Prom

“Oh, Mom,” my daughter Anna crooned dreamily on the way home from Junior Prom last Saturday. “We went outside for… Continue reading »

No day like tomorrow

My column was late this week. A spaceship wasn’t hovering ominously over Rhode Island. Our base house didn’t burn down…. Continue reading »

My kids are total BRATS!

[In honor of April, The Month of the Military Child, I rewrote the following article, which originally appeared in Military… Continue reading »

Give up cholesterol for Lent? Fat Chance.

Last week, news broke that the US government’s Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee found that cholesterol in the diet is no… Continue reading »

5 Simple Steps to Romantic Spontaneity!

This Valentine’s Day, I’ll be up at o-dark-thirty to drive my husband to the airport for another overseas military work… Continue reading »

Deflated egos pump up controversy

After our beloved Steelers’ humiliating defeat in the wild card round a few weeks ago, my husband and I realized… Continue reading »

Give Resolutions a Shot

When the holiday is over, the presents have been put away, and the leftover roast has been made into soup,… Continue reading »

Hide-a-beds, shared bathrooms, and other holiday traditions

With a tiny snort, you awaken from a bad dream about being tied to a railroad track with a locomotive… Continue reading »

One of THOSE People

You may want to grab a pencil and paper, because I’m about to impart a priceless little jewel of wisdom:… Continue reading »

What’s the get in giving?

Here you go again. You’re running from store to store, buying baking supplies, twinkle lights, a “Frozen” Plush Olaf for… Continue reading »