Category Archives: Humor

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Monsters I Have Known and Loved

My Real Memoir The seed was planted when I was five years old. I’d enjoyed the poolside home of Mommandad’s old friends. They were childless and I was an only, so I played alone, shouting frequent, “Mom, Dad, look at … Continue reading

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Things Change

Thought for the Week Boomers (bought stamps for 5¢) “Well, my baby, she wrote me a letter.” Gen-X (bought stamps for 18¢) “You must lick ’em, lick ’em good!” Millennials (bought stamps for 34¢) “You used to lick stamps? Why?” Gen-Z … Continue reading

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Zack’s Back!

Image by Henry & Co. The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. The moment Zack wished himself home his downward plunge … Continue reading

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My Next Big Box-Office Hit?

Horror thrillers and Movies for Women are among the most successful movie genres. Could this be my next big hit: A Filmmaker’s Journal 2020 was my biggest year ever as a filmmaker. Oddly enough, thanks to the-pandemic-that-shall-not-be-named, I had three … Continue reading

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A Skewered Look at Life

Skip to conten My Featured Blogger this week is Rolli of Rollistuff. Rolli is a writer, cartoonist and songwriter, as well as the author of acclaimed books for adults and children, including Kabungo and The Sea-Wave. His fiction, poetry, essays, cartoons and … Continue reading

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Livin’ Large at Age Eleven

(Not my actual family) My Real Memoir It was New Year’s Eve. But I was only eleven, so it would be at least two more years before I was allowed to attend a Real Party. The moment we stepped into … Continue reading

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Real Diversity

Thought for the Week “Modern writers have suggested,” G.K. Chesterton argues (and it’s hard to believe he wrote this almost 120 years ago), that because of its lack of diversity, “the family is a bad institution.” And yet ironically, he … Continue reading

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A Voice in the Night

Artwork by Bekim M The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Gina had fallen through a Map, been attacked by pixies, … Continue reading

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Bad Luck…or Bad Choices?

Today is Friday the 13th! Shocking statistics reveal that accidents are 100 times more likely to occur when people take stupid risks on a Friday the 13th (or any other day of the year)! In light of these facts, here … Continue reading

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A Holiday You May Have Missed!

Every day in May is a holiday. Except one! There are serious days like National Day of Prayer and Memorial Day. There are the things-to-do days, like Free Comic Book Day (5/7), Eat What you Want Day (5/11), Red Nose Day … Continue reading

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