Category Archives: Humor

and now, the rest of the story on our puddy tat (part II)


Hi, I said to the smiling man who opened the door. My name is Sheila, and I live two houses down from you – the corner house. Hi, he responded with a wary look, the smile fading a little bit. … Continue reading

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and now, the rest of the story on our puddy tat (part I)


Since the temperatures dropped into the 40s the last couple of nights, Pretty and I discussed the plight of our poor stray cat we’d been taking care of for the past month. What on earth could we do to protect … Continue reading

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close encounter of the cat kind


stray cat adopted by Pretty who named her Lilibet (I call her Pussy) Naturally Pretty would settle on the nickname of Queen Elizabeth II for the recent interloper who crashed our carport four weeks ago, who now sits at the … Continue reading

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boo at the zoo, are we there yet? not yet


My friend Dick Hubbard who has been my most faithful reader since the days of the OG Red Man (the rescued Welsh terrier that became my alter ego in Red’s Rants and Raves) called me after my last post to … Continue reading

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view from the cheap seats


Some dogs love to howl at the moon, some dogs stare at the moon but prefer to bark at the mailman, a few dogs never notice the moon at all. They think if they ignore it, the moon will gradually … Continue reading

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ain’t no slide steps high enough


Our granddaughter Ella James will be two years old this week on Friday, October 1st. so Pretty and I decided last night we would have a zoo day today to celebrate her day off from school (Jewish high holiday). It … Continue reading

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lesbian jungle


Vintage Paperback & Pulp Fiction Cover Art – 1966 “I don’t know why, but of all the girls I’ve had in my life, Renna has always been different … special … but I’m afraid things will never be the same … Continue reading

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is new Stop Sign a sign for me?


We have a new Stop Sign one block from our house on Cardinal Drive in West Columbia. Now why would our sleepy Westover Acres neighborhood require a new traffic warning, I wondered. Does this have a deeper meaning for me? … Continue reading

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this is how Pretty rolls


Every three months for many years I have sent a small check from our joint account to the Animal Rescue Mission in Columbia. Pretty understands I have a macro overview of the world’s problems. Pretty, on the other hand, puts … Continue reading

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Tina and Elvis


My first major league concert was to see Brenda Lee perform in Houston when I was in the seventh grade in 1959. My daddy and mama took me to see her because I loved her songs and her singing when … Continue reading

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