Category Archives: Humor

Articles and stories that are humorous and light-hearted.

A Chipmunk Comes Calling

“When he answered the doorbell, there was only a chipmunk sitting on the front step, looking up at him.” Continue reading

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A Baker Tries a Cleansing Diet

Is it feasible to bake while on a cleansing diet? I am on a two-week cleansing diet. Two weeks of no dairy, oil, carbohydrates, sugar, or alcohol. I am doing well until Nature decides to bless us with a refreshing … Continue reading

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A Perfect Life Unglued

On a steaming summer day in 1977, I was walking across my living room when it hit me. I was never going to create a perfect life. I’d been trying for years to get everything in order so I could … Continue reading

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5 Makeup Tips for Women over 50 – Not

5 Makeup Tips for Women over 50.  6 Techniques Guaranteed to Please Women.  7 Fashion Mistakes Seniors Make.  8 Ways to Increase Your Social Rating. These catchy hints don’t reflect real life. I’d love to see the following headlines replace … Continue reading

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5 Warning Signs That I Should Avoid a Barista Career

I almost did it again … pour ground coffee into the brew basket without a filter. If there is anyone out there who never messed up using today’s convenient, fool-proof coffee makers, you deserve a medal. I’ve realized I need … Continue reading

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In anticipation of a morning cup of coffee

I’ve lots to do today, but my mind wants a vacation. At my insistence, I convince it that we will be productive. Coffee helps. So I’m off to the kitchen to brew an enlivening cup of java, made with freshly … Continue reading

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Are you overfeeding your pet peeve?

Pet Peeves are a big commitment. I recommend you don’t let one in your front door, or go out to find one. They are hard to handle and guaranteed to drain your energy. People report the following problems with peeves. … Continue reading

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Are Your Coffee Jitters Hyperbolic?

It’s time to review health practices. Recent publications suggest drinking coffee can be healthy, within limits. How do you know if you need to cut back on the amount you drink, or to stop altogether? Do you even want to … Continue reading

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6 Centering Techniques from the Cat Sitting on my Keyboard

I sat down to write a blog post and our cat arrived with his own version of inspiration. Purring. Begging for scritches behind his ears. Rubbing against my right hand as I tried to move the mouse. Pawing at the … Continue reading

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Why it takes so long to get things done

Some days, no matter how ambitious I feel, it takes me foreeeeeever to get things done. On a recent Saturday morning, I made two salads and one dessert for an evening dinner with guests. I’ve made these recipes for years, … Continue reading

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