Tag Archives: laughter

You know you’re turning 50 when…

…You need your reading glasses not only to read The Seattle Times but to decipher the items on your dinner plate. …Y2K is the last date you remember having a recognizable waistline. … Your chief career goal is to retire … Continue reading

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“Grandma Got Bamboozled By A Reindeer!”

Well, it had to happen. This past year saw some interesting developments in the realm of ‘legalized relaxants.’  A few weeks ago when the Christmas music started lighting up the radio stations, Jaz and I were laughing that we were … Continue reading

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“Suburban Home Warrior…Part 1”

Submitted by “June C.” For those who also have a husband who is a Suburban Home Warrior, I think you can appreciate and relate to the following story… One Saturday morning my husband decided to get up early and rid … Continue reading

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“More than he bargained for…”

Years ago, one of my best friends and I decided to celebrate our 30th birthdays together, which was a bit of a challenge because she lives in the midwest and I live in Seattle. So, we picked Las Vegas. Relatively cheap tickets … Continue reading

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“Baby, I just can’t take it…”

The longest night ought to be met with laughter. Happy solstice. “Baby, I just can’t take it…” What I’m about to tell you is a true story.  Every. Single. Word. In the summer of 2004, after 3 years of difficult … Continue reading

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Thawing the Seattle Freeze: The power of the neighborhood directory

A good friend and neighbor and I were laughing recently about the extent that we didn’t know each other for the longest time.  In fact, she told me that when they saw the “stork sign” in our front yard (placed … Continue reading

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