Tag Archives: humor

Do you have what it takes to show empathy to a sick husband?

When I was sick for several weeks, my husband showed me extreme empathy. Was I able to return the favor? I reveal all in this humor essay.

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.

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.

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.

So what exactly is a first world injury?

A high standard of living lends itself to some unique risks and injuries. I explore some of my mishaps in this humorous essay.

9 Unique cures for life’s most constipating moments

With the glut of cures for constipation on the market, don’t you think there should be specialized pills to cure this gut-wrenching affliction?

A lighthearted view of serving on jury duty

Shallow reflections goes undercover with this story about jury duty. She knows what she is talking about since this is how she spent her summer vacation. Almost.