Tag Archives: Gags

Marriage: The First Sixty Years

So there I was, years ago, leaning on a lamppost waiting for a bus on 2nd and Wisconsin when a tiny, elderly couple slowly approached across the street. When they arrived at the corner the traffic light changed and, still … Continue reading

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I Struggle for My Sanity

I struggle for my sanity on a daily basis.   My brother found some plastic cockroaches at a rummage sale. He put them on the kitchen sink as a sight-gag or fright-gag that’s good for about two seconds. They’re still … Continue reading

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The Whoopee Cushion

I drove my brother to the local drugstore this afternoon. Since there was nothing there I needed nor even wanted I just wandered the aisles for a while. I steered well clear of the make-up, shampoo, hair dyes, scented candles … Continue reading

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