How did we do when Patrick and I skipped a week of grocery shopping? This blog post chronicles our financial and culinary success.
Patrick and I are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year. How did it all begin? I credit Jay Leno and the YMCA
I’m excited to have a new-er car, but even more excited about finding the perfect vanity plate for it. I considered many options and none of them were the right fit. Then I had an epiphany and I knew this was the right choice.
I made a commitment to encounter more moments of letting go, secure in the knowledge I don’t have to try to control everything. How did I do? There were challenges, but I have hope I’m on the road to lasting change.
How do I cram for my physical exam to ensure passing? Read this humorous rendition of how to breeze through this once a year ritual.
When Donna Cavanagh announced that all royalties from her book “How to Write and Share Humor” would go to support Humor Outcasts, she didn’t foresee the launching of a world book tour. Shallow Reflections recounts the book’s fun stop in Bangor, Maine.
A fake news story from The Onion prompted some ideas of my own as a follow up. What would happen if workers stood at their desks, walked out and never returned?
This hilarious story is about going for a leisurely walk on a hot day, and being chased by some unwanted ‘guests.’ This extreme workout didn’t result in a full blown heat stroke but we definitely had a queasy feeling when we finally escaped the vicious assailants.
Bucket lists are fashionable, with people grasping to fulfill lifelong dreams. I don’t know about you, but I am intimidated by some of these lists that look like a ‘to do’ list for overachievers. And comparing my aspirations with these dynamos makes me feel pathetic. Not one to tarry in shame and humiliation, I have […]
My Aunt Amber taught me a great deal about being independent, tough, resilient and kind. And one of the best lessons she taught me came through an experience I had with her African violet. Growing up on a farm meant not much time or money for vacations, so it was momentous when Dad declared he’d […]