Category Archives: humor

Smart Pants: High Tech Trousers For Every Contingency

Features include memory chip, fat-melting steam, equilibrium assistance, and more. We need these pants more than we need Google Glasses. Continue reading

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Not My Real Name

Next time you’re supposed to give your name for restaurant reservations, try this. Continue reading

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When Toys Attack

Toys aren’t all fun and games. They lurk, waiting to embarrass or terrify us. Admit it. Toys have taken revenge on you haven’t they? Continue reading

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Pride Goes Before Tiny Bite Marks

I thought, probably with obnoxious smugness, that my wonderful parenting had something to do with how well my kids were turning out. That was before my son started biting. Continue reading

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Conduct Human Experiments of the Word Kind

Experiment on your children, co-workers, neighbors, and friends are excellent experimental subjects. Come on, it’s a good cause… Continue reading

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Newcomers To God’s Country

Moving to the country? You might find death threats, vengeance-driven neighbors, and other amusements. Continue reading

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Peace Meeting Disrupted By Vegetation Attack

Dignity and the gag reflex do not go together. Continue reading

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Meaning of Life According To A Laundry Wench

Laundry mindfulness. It’s possible. Continue reading

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Life As A Quest

I am burdened by positive motivations. I am convinced that I am on this planet to spread peace, deepen truth and create joy. Unfortunately details get in the way. Continue reading

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Healing Power of a Good Snort

No one is upbeat all the time. Well, there are a few people but clearly they aren’t paying much attention to what’s going on around them. And admit it, none of us like their ridiculously peppy good cheer. Even the most dedicated optimist falls into a pit of despair occasionally. BUT, I’ve discovered a cure for this common malaise.
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