Q&A: Can’t They Make the Whole Plane out of Black Box Material?

Today on Q&A Tuesday, Manu challenges us: [ Read More ]

Use It While You Can

sign

I saw this funny sign at the London Zoo. It reminds us to seize the day! [ Read More ]

Where Is The Rest of Me?

I’m slowly losing a part of my identity. I’m not talking about the id, ego, or superego…I’m referring to my apostrophe. Computer programs rarely recognize that my proud Irish surname has the Gaelic equivalent of an umlaut. [ Read More ]

List-chief

My cousin Vikki is notorious for her list making.  She keeps a grocery list on the refrigerator at all times, and if something is needed in the house she declares, ”Write it down!”  I decided to make a tiny addition to her list that everyone could agree upon: [ Read More ]

We Are Not Nudists

funny things kids say

My family does not live on a nudist colony, as none of us are nudists. [ Read More ]

Halloween is Around the Corner

halloween

You know it’s almost Halloween when signage like this starts appearing almost everywhere. [ Read More ]

Paying in Advance

coasters

Payed right away after reading this on my coaster: “If you’re drinking to forget, please pay in advance.” [ Read More ]

Magic Fire Hydrants: Now You Don’t See Them, Now You Do!

fire hydrant

The great magicians make things disappear. But making fire hydrants appear out of nowhere is a whole different kettle of fish. [ Read More ]

Comparing the Same Cheesecakes

cheesecakes

My nephew, Jimmy, opened a new restaurant in a mall, and on opening day I helped out in the kitchen. By mid-morning, I notice we hadn’t gotten our delivery of cheesecakes. [ Read More ]

The Anxious Taxi Driver

taxi

I took a taxi to a friend’s house in the southern suburbs of town and after a few minutes I realized I gave him the wrong address. [ Read More ]

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