Category: Humor

Gandalf and Otis think I’m hysterical

Smile and Keet Noothing

I have read about those Challenges. I’ve seen them here on WP for things such as kindness, photography, gratitude. There are many and I love the idea–I often read them–but I rarely participate. I’m not sure why, but after yesterday I am rethinking my behavior. I went to see mom. She’s 88 and now calls…

The Facebitch*

Have you ever had one of those days? It’s a day like many others when you open your social media page and, when seeing a meme you like or a favorite topic, like everyone else on the planet, you decide to chime in. You jump in happily and post a comment. Soon, the backlash starts,…

Blitz

I couldn’t believe my eyes. There it was, lying on the floor, a blast from my past. It stopped me in my tracks. I’d know that cover anywhere. We’d been cleaning the attic and out of no where it appeared. I hadn’t seen it in years, didn’t know I still had it. It was the…

“Prize Winning” Mincemeat?

At this year’s Christmas party we were prompted to tell a story, a funny tale, of something that happened in Christmases past. Applause at the end dictated who “won.” But, I’ll get back to that. The husband LOVES mincemeat. I’d say he’s fairly obsessed. He loves it so much that when one of my elderly…

Let the seniors cuss, dammit!

“Do not regret growing older. It’s a privilege denied to many.” ~Unknown “God DAMMIT!” Stella blurted after stopping at her doorway. She’d maneuvered her walker to her entryway and was fumbling for her keys. We said our hellos as we passed by, were almost to mom’s door when it happened. At Stella’s proclamation, we tried…

The Butcher Shop

It’s done. It’s over. There is nothing I can do but wait. And, I realize that. However, I won’t go down without a fight, without a yell; I have to tell someone! I’ve chosen you. This is me last month, three weeks ago to be exact, donning my new helmet. It was time for my…