Tag Archives: stories

Hiraeth

Thirty nine years later and the memories still come – soft around the edges, filled with warmth and ensconcing me in tendrils of nostalgia.  October.  The month I belong to. The month that signals the end of hot summer days, with … Continue reading

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Life in the Furniture Store

My mom is a HARDCORE shopper – and by hardcore, I mean anyone that shops more than me. And by ‘more than me’, I mean anyone willing to stay in a store beyond the absolute minimum time it takes to put … Continue reading

Posted in Aversions, Childhood, Clothing, Family, Humor, Parenting, Philosophy, Random Thoughts, shopping, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 100 Comments

A Series of Unfortunate Laments

My friend, Ross Murray, over at Drinking Tips for Teens posted about some camping funny the other day – which made remember some of MY own camping funny plus other stories.  So, I guess I’ll write about them.  Shall we … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Children, Family, Humor, Injury, Random Thoughts, shopping, Story, Words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

The Three C’s – Cranky, Conservative and Crazy

People – this is my longest post ever…and not a picture in sight… Oi! The Cranky Cranky people like me. I don’t know what it is about me – but if there’s a cranky, crabby, cantankerous curmudgeon about they seek … Continue reading

Posted in Aversions, Family, Humor, Mental Health, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Story, Words, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 82 Comments

Funny Ha-Ha? No, Funny Uh-Oh ~

The pressure is on. I’ve been looking over my stats (no surprise to anyone that knows me and my obsessions) and I realize I have some really, really, really talented writers following my blog.  I’m hoping I can keep up … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Biking, Food, Humor, Injury, Random Thoughts, Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

I Would Like an Extra-Large Pizza with a Side of Funny: Various and Hilarious Pizza Delivery Stories

Scott & I ate a lot of pizza when we were in our 20s – a lot of pizza. Not so odd – people of that age have been known to do this on occasion.  It culminated into an all-out … Continue reading

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