Blog Archives for tag humor

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 »

The Rack or The Rocking Chair

“Now, pull your right knee up to your left ear,” the therapist told me in all seriousness. I looked out… Continue reading »