Category: Laughs

Excuse me while I go to the fair 0

Excuse me while I go to the fair

If I am slightly unavailable for the next few days, I have a good reason: It’s State Fair time. I am a 100-percent, dyed-in-the-wool, accept-no-substitutes Indiana State Fair junkie and have been all my...

The calm is just a ruse 0

The calm is just a ruse

Have you ever had a day where everything seems to be moving along too perfectly? Where you think to yourself, “Something’s up. Life shouldn’t be this good?” I had one of those recently, and...

Why you need a glider 0

Why you need a glider

I recently acquired a glider for the front porch and using it has led me to a stunning conclusion: The world would be a lot calmer place if everyone would just get a glider....

Mooning the Islanders 0

Mooning the Islanders

Have you ever sat down on a public toilet only to discover a gi-normous hole in your pants just below your back pocket? Me neither, until recently at Kings Island. Hmmm . . ....

Lose ‘Lost’ and join the ‘Thrones’ 0

Lose ‘Lost’ and join the ‘Thrones’

My husband and I don’t watch much television. Apart from “Glee,” “Sports Center” and the occasional “30 Rock” rerun, we’re mostly too busy shuttling kids to and from their various practices, meetings and games....

Fur bearing thieves beware 0

Fur bearing thieves beware

I grow a pretty good vegetable garden, if I do say so myself, and like any good gardener I am always happy to share the bounty. I always plant too much anyway, so it...

A sleepy roofer’s tale 0

A sleepy roofer’s tale

You’ll excuse me if I seem a little disjointed. It’s a Sunday morning and the roofers are here, working hard while I am hardly working. They got here nice and early – while the...

Divorce should be a respectable choice 0

Divorce should be a respectable choice

I cannot believe that so few women got worked up about my column on pornography! Granted, my editor cut a few key phrases that involved a search engine and the female anatomy, but still,...

Fighting a losing battle 0

Fighting a losing battle

We’ve reached another of the year’s milestones – June, the month where mowing the lawn changes from a pleasant springtime chore into an onerous summer task. Where, I ask, is it written that we...

Middle school love affairs 0

Middle school love affairs

Ah, young love. And when I say “young,” I mean “middle school.” We’ve had a year full of said love in our household. Let’s start with my soon-to-be freshman, heretofore known as Doolittle. [This...