Category Archives: Humor

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Caricatures

Caricatures have been around for as long as people have. When we mock or tease someone, we do it by caricaturing them–exaggerating their features or mannerisms. My acting students once did a “celebrity roast” of me, imitating little idiosyncrasies I … Continue reading

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Miss Take

Lessons in Patience, Part One I may hold the record for the longest pause before laughing at a joke. When I was around 6 years old, our next-door neighbor finally completed years of time and money-devouring work on a lavish … Continue reading

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The Monster Movie to End All Monster Movies! (Or At Least Make Fun of All of Them)

There are several theories as to why the multi-zillion-dollar Warner Brothers Pictures blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong, originally slated for release this month, has been delayed until next year… Yeah, that’s one of ’em, but I think we all know the … Continue reading

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Now We Are Six

Today is My 6th Blogiversary! According to development experts, a healthy 6-year-old will: Speak in complete sentences of five to seven words. Actually, I’m working on getting it under 100 words: Q. “What’s that?” A. “Funny you should ask, because … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Almost-Ordinary

Last weekend my wife and I passed a milestone, one that wouldn’t have even been an inchstone until 2020. Is there such a thing as an “inchstone”? Well, no. And that’s my point. Because you don’t celebrate ordinary things until … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Forever!

Summer Memories In my memory, the words summer and camp are inseparable. Our local YMCA had an extensive program for teenies through teenagers, and I was hooked! Little Kids Camp was held in a pine-filled grove right there in suburban … Continue reading

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Warning: Prayer is Dangerous

I asked God for advice, and he said, “OK. Change.” I replied, “No, no, there you go again misunderstanding my requests!” Warning: If you ask God for guidance, he’s going to tell you to change. This is why prayer is … Continue reading

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Dolls Re-imagined!

A post on dolls? Hey, there’s a pandemic out there, and dolls can’t catch it! No, I’m not playing with dolls—yet–but I became utterly fascinated when gathering these images. I discovered that dolls are sculptures-with-attitude, made by humans-with-attitude! Oh, sure, … Continue reading

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More Comedy Relief

Last March, I posted a blog entitled Comedy Relief, and felt the need to justify joking about this terrible outbreak. 4 months on I make no excuses. Humor helps us survive! Click on any image to enlarge it, or to … Continue reading

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Deep Stuff

It’s Topical Tuesday, according to my About page. But I can’t seem to focus on just one topic. So here’s a virtual gaggle of deep stuff to ponder: On June 24, 1908, 24th President Grover Cleveland, of Ohio, died in … Continue reading

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