Blog Archives for tag 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 »

From the Archives: 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 »

Small stuff to sweat in 2017

As we board life’s runaway train for another year of twists and turns and ups and downs, we can’t help… Continue reading »

From the Meat & Potatoes Archives: The Twelve Takes of Christmas

“C’mon everybody!” I bellowed from our living room, “Let’s get this over with!” “KIDS!? HONEY!?” I yelled from behind my… Continue reading »

Alarm bells ring … Are you listening?

Every so often, something occurs that causes married couples to question everything. It happened to me, just last week. One… Continue reading »

Open letter: To the friends I ignore

I can see it in your eyes. You’re not happy. You think I’ve been ignoring you. You think I’m an… 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 »

True romance is a gas

Ten years ago, when my family was stationed in Virginia, a boring weeknight in the suburbs inspired me to write… Continue reading »

Losing football team with a winning spirit

In the fall, a whiff of fallen leaves evokes echoes of marching bands and whistles blown. We feel the cold… Continue reading »

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