You need to know about these obscure conspiracies

This humor essay helps us remove our blinders so we can see some of the surprising conspiracies operating in our everyday life.

Changing the world one nap at a time

We all know how important it is to rest as we race through our frantic, over-extended lives. God felt so strongly about it he made it a commandment. Let’s make the world better by resting up. One nap at a time.

Weight loss tips to tame your inner glutton

I blamed outside influences for my weight gain. I had to face the truth before I could come up with a weight loss strategy. I am a volume eater. Can you relate? Have I got some tips for you!

Let’s wage war on incontinence: join #pantylinernation

Coughing uncontrollably from a recent upper respiratory infection inspired me to start a movement to wage war on incontinence. This is your invitation to join the efforts by becoming part of #pantylinernation.

A view of 2016 through my backup camera

To distract myself from making New Year’s resolutions, I did a little trip down memory lane, looking back at 2016 through my backup camera.

A view of ‘Gift of the Magi’ through cataracts

This is remake of a familiar story featuring the fictitious couple, Opal and Henry Wiseman. They are senior citizens excited about spending their 2017 social security raise to make each other happy at Christmas time. But as in the original story their plans take an ironic twist.

6 1/2 Minutes of hope

Tuning in to your local news can be depressing but this essay offers you hope. If the world really was going to hell in a hand basket, could they allow six and a half minutes for the weather report?

It’s been four years and I’m finally able to write about losing my sister

It has been 4 years since I lost my sister Linda and I haven’t written about her until now. It is an appropriate season to break my writing silence about her since she loved the holidays.

Maine men abandon wives, save marriages

An interesting thing happens in Maine every November. Men abandon their wives by the thousands. They think they are going deer hunting but they are actually contributing to the longevity of their marriages.

Discovering your passion after 60

Does being over 60 inevitably involve a fizzling action? I’m living proof that indeed it does not.