Category Archives: Funny Stories

My Father Is Batman And It’s Terribly Terribly Wrong

My 84-year-old Dad dressed up as Batman for Halloween last night and there’s a big part of me that thinks that’s the best thing ever. Seriously. How cool is that? He was visiting his grandsons in Colorado and they were … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air…and on the roof

Ah, Spring.  The daffodils are blooming in the front yard.  The air feels fresh and new.  A lucky mild sunny day here and there.  A Woodpecker has become enamored with our house. It must be love….day after day….hour after hour…passionate … Continue reading

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There is nothing as stubborn as the Front End of a Cat

“The geese come in the morning, after bad weather.  The wind blows the bird feeders in the backyard, and they show up underneath them, eating spilled corn and sunflower seeds.  The cat stalks them from the fence.  He drops his … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to me…. from the Christmas Champ

You either love her or hate her but everyone who watches tv knows the Christmas Champ.  She’s the wacky, insanely enthusiastic character advertising for Target this Christmas season.  I happen to think she’s hysterical and every new ad that has … Continue reading

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We Don’t Play With Eggs in This House

“One day my daughter asks me about chicken and eggs.  She wants to know how a chicken does that.  I begin to tell her about chickens, that for them it’s as easy as blowing soap bubbles, but just then Mrs. … Continue reading

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Grandmothers of the World Unite

You meet the most interesting people when you travel…especially when you travel by yourself.  This anecdote reminded me of some of the characters I have met on my travels! “I leant forward and, and in the curved mirror above the … Continue reading

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An interesting test of Katz’s forbearance

“On the fourth evening , we made a friend.  We were sitting in a nice little clearing beside the trail, our tents pitched, eating our noodles, savoring the exquisite pleasure of just sitting, when a plumpish, bespectacled young woman in a … Continue reading

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