Category Archives: Just Plain Funny

The day I became MomGyver

One day last October in the Nashville Airport, I became MomGyver. Yes, I had a little help from Mr. Dyson, but he was merely a cog in my machine. Near the end of a three-hour layover on our way to … Continue reading

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Max is one funny kid

Lately, Max has been cracking me up. There are five things in particular that I want to share: 1. When he wants to go in the backyard, he follows me around the house with the key, as if to say … Continue reading

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Life imitates art, er SNL

(Originally posted July 2008) Sometime in the mid-’90s Nicolas Cage was in a hilarious skit on Saturday Night Live. He and Julia Sweeney played a couple trying to think of names for their soon-to-arrive baby. They wanted to be sure … Continue reading

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Catch-22 is an understatement

(Originally posted May 2008) Recently my brother had lunch with a friend who is the best friend of his ex-wife. They were married very briefly when they were very young. To say she was hard to live with is like … Continue reading

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Fooled by appliances

(Originally posted January 2008) My brother has been fooled by his household appliances twice now. When I think of these things, I just giggle. OK, laugh out loud. The first time, it was his air conditioner. While is was running, … Continue reading

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I am not alone…

Recently a family member who shall remain nameless stayed with us for a few days. On the first day of the visit, Nameless Guest ran into our sliding glass door. (I have also done this, as noted in anĀ earlier post.) … Continue reading

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The good news is the kitchen floor is clean, and the computers needed restarting anyway

(Originally posted Septamber 2007) We’ve all joked about losing our minds… we say it flippantly all the time: “When that happened, I lost my mind…” “I nearly lost my mind.” It turns out I really had no idea what that … Continue reading

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