Category Archives: Humor

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

Tupperware, The Last Word

I haven’t actually attended a Tupperware Party since childhood but I learn by observing. While it’s nice to share cookies and soups and leftovers and such with all your friends, neighbors, relatives and co-workers there is a dark side to … Continue reading

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Let It Snow!

It is now Christmas Eve in the year of our lord, Jesus Christ, 2017. The decorations are up; the gifts, such as they are, are all wrapped. While some folks find snow messy and bothersome others ardently hope for a … Continue reading

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The Love Potion

Back in my cab driving days I was dispatched to a local hole-in-the-wall tap. It was a tiny Cowboys & Indians, mostly Indians, bar. I’d been there before long ago with some older gentlemen who preferred Country Music and cheap … Continue reading

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Winter Musings

All the trees are now bare of leaves. It’s gotten colder and very windy of late. I’m thinking I’ll have to hire a squirrel to get that noisy plastic shopping bag out of yonder tree.

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Nothing Lasts Forever

Nothing lasts forever; not even bananas. It finally came to pass, a thing I’d been dreading so long. The bananas fell from the garage. The evening of October 21st, 2017 I found them lying on the ground. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Census Enumerator

In 1980 I worked briefly as an enumerator for The United States Census Bureau. And yes – I saw the curtain move.

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Bernie Brewer II

My brother worked 15 years as an usher at Miller Park stadium, home of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball club. He claims there are two Bernie Brewers. He said one day he was sitting at his desk and Bernie Brewer was … Continue reading

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