Category Archives: funny

Bomb Threat

When I visited my mom recently, she had a small pile of colorfully-wrapped Christmas presents for me, Gary, and the kids.  I hate traveling, and packing or unpacking, or waiting at baggage claim forever for a suitcase, so I had … Continue reading

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Basket Case

Gary accuses me of having a raging basket fetish.  I can’t stand clutter, so everything is corralled tidily into a basket: under the sinks, on storage shelves, even our washcloths are folded neatly inside a basket in the linen closet. … Continue reading

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When Spiders Attack

The other evening, Gary and I had just gotten home from a quiet, peaceful dinner, and I was putting my shoes in the closet when I heard him call to me frantically from the living room.  It sounded serious.  I … Continue reading

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For the Birds

One of the first things I couldn’t wait to do this spring was get a huge, beautiful hanging basket of flowers for the front porch.  I turned out to not be the only one who admired my grand geraniums and … Continue reading

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People in My Ears

One of my 7-year-old stepdaughter’s favorite toys is her well-stocked doctor bag, and a few days ago, Dove instructed me to lay down on the floor so she could operate.  She even tucked a pillow beneath my head like a … Continue reading

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This past weekend, Sunflower emerged from the bedroom with her pink, sequined purse.  She told me, “I just put my lipgloss in my purse, and now I am like you!” She tucked her purse onto her arm, then added, “Now … Continue reading

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Text Me!

On occasion, you could say that Gary, the kids, and I are pretty easily amused.  One thing that would most definitely confirm this notion is the humor we find in sending text messages to each other…when we are in the … Continue reading

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