Category Archives: Humor

Laver Cup transcends traditional tennis


The finals of the US Open tennis tournament in New York City earlier this month were bittersweet matches for me. Sweet because my all-time favorite tennis player Rafael Nadal from Spain won his second major tournament in 2017 on the … Continue reading

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to pill or not to pill – that is the question


Today I count pills to fill two small brightly colored plastic containers that are compartmentalized by the days of the week with the hope they will continue to help me manage the health of my life and not stealthily contribute … Continue reading

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saying goodbye to good friends


Five year old Finn and his mother Saskia came for some pool time with Pretty last Sunday before they were to leave for the Netherlands on Tuesday. Dave the Dad was home packing for the trip and skipped the pool … Continue reading

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why do we need hurricanes to remind us what makes us better people?


The stories of bravery, compassion – heroism in the face of unimaginable adversity – have been captured by social media and more traditional TV coverage every minute of every day for the past week during Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath … Continue reading

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ho hum…just another total eclipse of the sun


Admit it – not everyone was as psyched about the solar eclipse as the weather people have been for the past week or the astrologers who waxed eloquently about how the eclipse was an opportunity for new beginnings to correct … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Interview with a Mushy Middler


The mushy middle – and I’m not talking Hostess Twinkies here. No, the “mushy middle” and the “soft center” are names given by politicians and pollsters to the highly sought after silent majority of the electorate who have never attended … Continue reading

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this is TROUBLE = OMG!


The little room was as cold as a witch’s you-know-what in spite of the intense glare from the bright spotlight shining down on me while I lay stretched out on the large chair now completely reclined to become an operating … Continue reading

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Father Goose Nursery Rhymes


(funny-pictures.picphotos.net) Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme (circa 1725) Pretty good one, Mother Goose – your rhymes reflected your times. As for Father Goose, that rascal, what might he write in 2017? Little Jack Kelly Sat watching telly Eating his fish and … Continue reading

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Spike speaks


Hello. My name is Spike, and I don’t ever get to say anything in cyberspace. It’s not that I don’t have something to say. It’s just that nobody ever asks me what I think. And I think plenty. That’s what … Continue reading

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the mickey mouse club


Who’s the leader of the Club that’s made for you and me… M-I-C     K- E- Y M-O-U-S-E I’ve made the mistake of watching the Senate as it goes through the histrionics of repealing the Affordable Care Act for … Continue reading

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