The Dash in Between [PODCAST]

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Shelley tells a story about her wonderful mother and her mother’s hysterical twin sister. [ Read More ]

Drive-Through Get-Together

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My wife, my daughter and I were invited to my brother’s home for Sunday dinner. It had been a rough week for me at work and I wanted to have a rest, so I kept telling them, “We’re not going to stay for very long.” [ Read More ]

Zinged By My Family: Episode 1, A Senior and A Senior Citizen

To quote Rodney Dangerfield, the simple fact is “I get no respect”. [ Read More ]

Of Course It Can!

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I like to think I can take care of rudimentary maintenance problems around the house. Faced with a troublesome hair clog in the drain, I drove to the hardware store to buy a drain cleaner. [ Read More ]

Problems Hear and There

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My wife and I, both a little hard of hearing, were watching golf on TV. [ Read More ]

Matching Outfits

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So the story goes, my wife and I were discussing our son’s upcoming wedding ceremony with long-time friends. After she described the dress she was planning to wear, her friend asked her what color shoes she had to go with it. She replied, “Silver.” [ Read More ]

Leaving a Bad Driving Impression

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At the grocery store, I happened to grab a shopping cart with a skewed wheel. This caused me endless difficulty as I struggled up and down the aisles. [ Read More ]

Opium and My Trip to The Doctor

Poppy Seed Bagel

I had an interesting visit with the Dr. today. [ Read More ]

A Match Made in Heaven

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Aaron and Diane, my brother and his wife, were at a party chatting with some friends when the subject of marriage counseling came up. [ Read More ]

What Grade Are You In?

Let me set the scene: I’m 27, and I’ve been teaching middle school for three years. I have a master’s degree, I’ve traveled the world, and I’ve successfully solicited grant money for research. While I’m short and look relatively young for my age, I manage to command the attention of students with a good degree … [ Read More ]

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