Category Archives: humor

The Crazy Evolution of Holidays

On Monday, we will celebrate Memorial Day in the US.  The day we honor our fallen soldiers.  And eat hot dogs and hamburgers. I’m not kidding.  If you’ve read my last post, you know how important Memorial Day is to … Continue reading

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*sigh* I Tried

It happened again.  It was important that I give it another go, just in case last year’s results were an anomaly. But, alas, the Girl Scout Cookie Diet failed once again.     At least I tried.  

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Fog

I’m living my life in a fog filled with despair. Tears running down my face eyes blurry tissues at my side. Pollen

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Top 10 Reasons People Like Top 10 Lists

Easy to read Easy to comment upon Easy to skip the uninteresting topics Easy to scan without being caught Easy to agree with Easy to disagree with Easy to enrage Easy to engage East to disengage Easy to rhyme  write … Continue reading

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The Harry Potter Challenge/Reto Results

I know you’ve all been waiting with bated breath for the winners of the English speakers cognate challenge. Here are the cognates that I found, but some are more obvious than others: bilingüe = bilingual no= no   lol that … Continue reading

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Drive Slow?

  This sign drives me crazy. As soon as I see DRIVE SLOW, I wonder do they want me to drive slowly?  Or does the condo complex want me to drive like a moron? We know what they mean, but … Continue reading

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Yes! I’m A Neanderthal!

  My dearest goal has been reached.  As you all know, one of my biggest, oddest dreams is to have Neanderthal DNA.  I just think that it is so very, very cool.  Yes, it’s a tiny percentage. Just 1.5%.  But … Continue reading

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That Moment When You Discover You’re Related To Cotton Mather

We all have skeletons in our closets (not counting those in the cemeteries…..sorry…..genealogy humor).  And we hope that when we research our ancestors, we are related to swashbucklers, Egyptian queens, famous inventors or the like. I’m a little bit of … Continue reading

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Commas Are The Bane Of My Existence

I love to write.  Love, love, love to write.  I can write my blog posts very quickly.  Usually in 15-20 minutes.  Except the memoir essays.  They take a lot longer and are usually emotionally grueling.  But a post like this? … Continue reading

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Best Reasons To Work, Best Reasons to Retire

I’m going to start with retirement first, because I see that in my distant future. Do you agree that we’ve all been conned since we were little?  What did we want to be when we were little?  Teenagers.  They stayed … Continue reading

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