Blog Archives for tag humor

The Realities of Now

Back then, you danced. I mean you really danced. During your 20s and 30s, you’d hear a song that would… Continue reading »

Put to the test

It’s that dreaded time of year, when despite the blooming trees and singing birds, many baggy-eyed humans have confined themselves… Continue reading »

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 »