Tag Archives: life

That’s a pretty big IF

If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, then you can keep your hat too. If you really love me, you’ll address me as your highness. If I was a baseball announcer and someone hit … Continue reading

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The sky above, the zombies below

Last night our man dreamed he could fly. He’s walking down the street and just like in real life, it occurs to him he should act like a bee and buzz off. He clenches his fists and grits his teeth … Continue reading

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You know what?

You know what makes me laugh? Looking out at the rain when the Weather Channel app for my Smart Ass™ phone says the chances for rain right now are zero. In other words, no chance. Like the odds of swimming … Continue reading

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How cold is it?

A friend says to me “What’s the weather like outside?” I grimace. “It’s hotter than a beanstalk.” My friend blinks once. Twice. “Did you say beanstalk?” I sigh. Another beanstalk noob, meaning I have to explain myself out loud and … Continue reading

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F.A.Q. The Dishwasher

Q. Are the dishes in the dishwasher clean or dirty? A. Dirty. I think. Q. Didn’t you run them last night? A. Me? Um I…don’t think so. Q. They look clean. A. Then they’re clean. Probably. Maybe. Q. Ooh, gross. … Continue reading

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If it quacks like kryptonite…

Every now and then we’ll be out shopping for another 50 pound bag of fertilizer or  attending a lecture on sustainable indifference to the neighbor’s wealth, when Katherine will say something like “Hold my bag for a second.” Yesterday it … Continue reading

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What goes around…

I have been asked to say a few words about all the insanity that’s happening around the world and in our own country and state and city and village and street and backyard and dining room and the little room … Continue reading

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