Category: Laughs

Just a little more time

He hadn’t eaten anything in two days. (With a beagle, you should worry about loss of appetite after two hours.) He was clearly in distress. Breathing heavily. Hadn’t budged in hours. I took him...

Mooning the Islanders

Have you ever sat down on a public toilet only to discover a gi-normous hole in your pants just below your back pocket? Me neither, until recently at Kings Island. Hmmm . . ....

Lose ‘Lost’ and join the ‘Thrones’

My husband and I don’t watch much television. Apart from “Glee,” “Sports Center” and the occasional “30 Rock” rerun, we’re mostly too busy shuttling kids to and from their various practices, meetings and games....

Fur bearing thieves beware

I grow a pretty good vegetable garden, if I do say so myself, and like any good gardener I am always happy to share the bounty. I always plant too much anyway, so it...

Hypnotized one kernal at a time

After three decades of togetherness, my wife and I have some serious questions about whether our relationship can really continue any longer when we have such a fundamental disagreement about one aspect of our...

A sleepy roofer’s tale

You’ll excuse me if I seem a little disjointed. It’s a Sunday morning and the roofers are here, working hard while I am hardly working. They got here nice and early – while the...

Retiring minds want to know

My wife was confident that her retirement would be an easy transition to make. One day she would be hard at work at the office; then suddenly, she wouldn’t be. Simple as that. But for...

Fighting a losing battle

We’ve reached another of the year’s milestones – June, the month where mowing the lawn changes from a pleasant springtime chore into an onerous summer task. Where, I ask, is it written that we...

I’m Richard, but who is she?

This is a humor column about a serious medical concern. Everything turned out fine, but this is my one chance to write funny stuff about my own lung biopsy. I hope. When I arrived...