Category Archives: Humor

An Aspie comes out of the closet – Why I knew early on that I would never be popular

As the school year wound down, my audience became exclusively male. A few girls watched my warmup exercises — usually a Fudgsicle coated with ketchup — but they were long gone when I progressed to the money rounds and the vinegar. Continue reading

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Thank God for Humor: Garret’s Prostate Removal Surgery

The 67-year-old Mathews penned this essay during the recovery period. Continue reading

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Memo to family: Do not hyphenate me.

I’m talking tombstone here. You do not have permission to carve in the year of my birth and leave the rest blank. Continue reading

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Time and the River

A funny thing happened to me on the way down a river: I got old. Continue reading

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I’m Having a Physical Fitness Fit

Guest post by Laverne H. Bardy whose humorous, often irreverent, slant on life in general, and aging in particular, draws a large readership. She has been syndicated with Senior Wire News Service since 2004 and you can find her columns … Continue reading

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Digital Madness

It occurs to me that, now that I’m working completely online, I could be doing this from anywhere! Continue reading

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Want to Know Sports Lingo? An Insider’s View

I’ll impart the following: When to ice the shooter. When to blitz. How a wide receiver pretends to be unconscious so the referee will stop the clock. Continue reading

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I’ll Start Monday

After a week on this no-nutrition diet I felt thinner, so I rummaged through my closet, where sizes range from Those Were The Days, to I Can’t Friggin’ Breathe, to You’re Kidding, Right? Continue reading

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Dancing Through the Pain

I once greeted my first husband at the door, wrapped in Saran. Being his usual pragmatic self, he looked at me and asked, “Aren’t you cold? Where are the kids? What’s for dinner?” Continue reading

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Did You Really Say, “Far Out, Man?”

“You’re a living history lesson,” the lad will say as I scoop another portion of Metamucil. “Is it OK to pop some questions?” Continue reading

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