Category Archives: Humor

Lest anyone accuse me of not having a sense of humor . . . .

Boogers – The Doctor Misspoke

Subject as I am to frequent bouts of rhinitis, I sought out the aid of a specialist. I made an appointment with an otolarygologist (don’t ask me to pronounce it – or even spell it). An ear, nose and throat … Continue reading

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My Crazy Coffee Mug

Purchased on impulse at a second-hand store, I found this coffee cup both festive and hopeful for that brief holiday period between Christmas and the New Year. But to my consternation I discovered it was crazy. Crazy, that is, in … Continue reading

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Sunny Beaches

Sunny Beaches Home for Abandoned Pet Rocks. Sunny Beaches is a non-profit, non-governmental, charitable organization whose mission it is to provide a permanent home, shelter, and perpetual care for abandoned pet rocks. Perhaps you’ve seen some of them lying on … Continue reading

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It Used To Be An Insult – It Still Is

It used to be an insult: “Your Momma wears combat boots.” It was an allusion to her poverty and necessity. (Not always as a camp follower) In the turmoil, dislocation, death and destruction; shortages and rationing; in the midst of … Continue reading

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The Harem

While working at the zoo (MCZ) I’d stop by the North American Yard before the zoo opened for the day and visit the elk. They had one large bull with a huge antler rack and six or eight cows in … Continue reading

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Cheating Death – Day 1

According to the bible the span of a man’s life is three-score and ten. If you do the math that amounts to 70 years. Yesterday was my 70th Birthday.   That makes today Day 1 of Cheating Death. And, no; … Continue reading

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A Joke Grenade (Unfit for Publication)

A Joke Grenade is a type of joke wherein, after it is casually tossed out, it takes a few seconds before the audience discovers the humor of it and totally ‘gets it’. This is more of a Joke Bomb – … Continue reading

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Just My Two Cents

So there I was, second in line at the supermarket checkout. The cashier was about to make change for the guy ahead of me, but rather than having the girl break a dollar bill, the guy says: “I’ve got two … Continue reading

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The Flasher

So, there I was, standing on my front porch; minding my own business; when a car pulled up and stopped on the entrance apron to the alley. At the time, I was wearing a nice Green Bay Packers hoodie I’d … Continue reading

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The Cleanest Ears

“You have the cleanest ears I’ve ever seen.” That’s what she told me; that’s what she said. She, of course, was a young she-male VA doctor. Her comment struck me as a bit odd. Upon further rumination however, it seems … Continue reading

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