Tag Archives: Humor

A Clue To The Eternal Paradox Is Revealed

The time has come the walrus said to talk of my now-infamous Alice In Wonderland Birthday party.  I was approximately seven years old when my mother started reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass to me at night … Continue reading

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Try Antifreeze For That Youthful Glow

Today is my birthday. As many of my friends will tell you, I am ridiculously hard on myself. So I greet my birthdays with a rather punitive evaluation of where I’ve been, where I want to be, and all the … Continue reading

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Of Shoes And Ships And Sealing Wax

From time to time I ask myself the important questions in life. For example, why is the dog in this picture pushing a baby carriage? Do I get enough fiber? How much NYC soot can I inhale before becoming the proverbial … Continue reading

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My Visit With The Amazon Warrior Women

Today, I will be guest posting for Debi over at The Truth About Motherhood. Now don’t all freak out at once. I am not with child. (Someone get my mother an oxygen tank, would you?) In honor of her blog’s … Continue reading

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If Darla From The Little Rascals Can Do It, Why Can’t I?

Dear Mr. and Mrs. David: Heidi is a bright child, imaginative and enthusiastic. She’s read every story in the reading corner, some of them twice. It’s our understanding she’s not a big fan of Fun With Dick And Jane as she … Continue reading

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Do Not Operate Heavy Machinery While Under the Influence Of This Writing Career

I have this malady I fear is terminal, a creeping fungus that refuses to recede. I am a writer you see, and despite all my best efforts, I can deny this disease no longer. I mean no one in their … Continue reading

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Bacon, A Cautionary Tale

I’m warning you right now this is a ridiculous post. But I’ve been remiss with my blogging so I thought I’d leave you a wicked little short. Note: This flash fiction was inspired by a contest I missed on the blog … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse Is Nigh, In Other News…

The bad news is wearing me down people. Seriously grinding me away. At this rate I will be a mere tablespoon of bitter cocoa powder by May.  (What? Did you expect my essence to consist of buttercups and lollipops? Yeesh.) … Continue reading

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Dr. Freud, We Have A Problem

There are few things that warm the cockles more than watching a young child play with her dollies. Unless of course she’s me. A dolly placed in my hot little hands was immediately stripped of her worldly possessions. That’s right, … Continue reading

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In War There Is No Substitute For Cleavage

Some talented writer friends of mine, Jason C. McIntyre and Julie C. Gardner (that’s correct, I’m only friends with writers whose middle names begin with a C) cajoled me into posting this story. Quite the departure from my dark tale Edwina, … Continue reading

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