Blog Archives for tag humor

Snack Duty: Fall’s most competitive sport

By now, the youth sports scrimmages are over, and regular fall season competition has begun. But what our kids don’t… Continue reading »

Now What?

I remember it like it was yesterday. The shriek of my alarm going off at 6:15 am like the start… Continue reading »

The Last Laugh

I can see it now. A huge tufted nightclub booth, upholstered in spotless linen, floating on a cloud in the… Continue reading »

The Driver’s Ed Club

“Mom?! Where r u?!” my daughter texted at the end of her first Driver’s Ed class. I pulled up to… Continue reading »

Going Overboard

“How do I look?” my husband asked, putting his hands on his hips and strutting down the marine supply store… Continue reading »

The Silent Treatment

I talk too much. I’m the kind of person who has to fill awkward silences. Who can’t tell a story… Continue reading »

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 »

Freshman Orientation and Other Alien Mind Tricks

My son was recently abducted by aliens. These strange creatures from a far off land lured him to their institution,… Continue reading »

Mom’s Summer Lecture Series

A couple of weeks ago, my husband came home after running errands on base with our daughter and said, “Wait… Continue reading »