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It’s O.K. To Be Sad if Your Friend Died

It’s O.K. To Be Sad if Your Friend Died That’s what I keep reminding myself. I have a theory that depression can kill you and negativity can make you sick. So I’m pretty good at finding the bright side of life and making people see the humor in any situation. Yes, that aggravates the crap … Continue reading

Fun With Stereotypes

Fun With Stereotypes       Stereotypes are now off limits; they are politically incorrect, don’cha know. But if we’re honest, we’ll admit that stereotypes develop with some little kernel of truth. A black colleague and I were ordering lunch. “Want the fried chicken?” “I don’t eat fried chicken.” “Don’t like it?” “It’s a stereotype … Continue reading

It Could Be Worse-Coronavirus

It Could Be Worse-Coronavirus Today they informed us of the first Covid case in the village. This afternoon they told us there are now two. These are in the assisted living building; high risk folks. The CDC came in and everyone is isolated, no visitors at all. This is a senior village and half the … Continue reading

Except for these cactus spines stuck in my butt…

How is your week going? Good, I hope. Mine is going well, except for those cactus spines stuck in my butt. If you ever get cactus spines stuck in your butt, here’s how to get rid of them. You see, a few years ago I rescued a cactus from beside the road and planted it … Continue reading

(Not Really the) Mental Health Hotline

I used to work as a mental health professional and believe me, crazy people, and I may be one, would laugh their arses off at this video. Having just been told by a machine that my “call was very important” to it and remembering once being on hold so long the muzak changed to “Billy … Continue reading

I survived! 3 Quick Safety Tips

“Ow-freakin’ knife!” I complained irrationally, seeking out my 18 year-old grandson for sympathy. “How did you do that?” He asked, examining my cut finger with concern. “I was trying to fix the couch,” I explained. “WITH A KNIFE?!” Well, yes, actually, but it’s a long story and the title says “Quick Safety Tips” So here … Continue reading

What would Jesus do? In a parking lot?

I dare you not to laugh…:)   WWJD

Just finished the book…need Advil

How have you been? Good, I hope. Have you ever started a project and thought it would take a few days and three months later… I kept thinking “I’ll finish today…OK, so I’ll finish tomorrow”…I hope I didn’t relapse into workoholism, the only addiction heartily approved of in the USA. Of course, when you finish … Continue reading

The little devil in Religion 101

All right, all right, I was a bad kid. I’m sorry, all you long-suffering teachers, that I gave you such a hard time. I was bored. I was trying to liven things up a bit. (Those are explanations, not justifications.) I went to Catholic high school on scholarship, like many poor peasants before me. If … Continue reading

How to Tick Off a Toad. Hilarious.

Just 25 seconds.