Tag Archive | humor

Guilty Pleasure

Guilty pleasures are things that may be slightly embarrassing for a profession, mature adult to confess to do and enjoying. I am not giving up anything for Lent; however, I thought I would confess to some of my guilty little pleasures. I play Candy Crush at lunch. Those addictive little colored candies are a ‘gateway’ […]

You see the worst of me

Marriage vows cover the extremes. Richer or Poorer. Sickness and Health. But they don’t mention ‘when-your-wife-gets-off-work-and-changes-into-sweatpants’. I’m cute. Short, curvy, and can look pretty good when I try. For work, I have some professional, sophisticated outfits. “Meeting Days” I usually get especially dressed up with high-heels and maybe even mascara. Unfortunately, the husband only gets […]

Embrace the Cliche

Valentine’s Day is a day for love, surprising your loved ones and showing that affection with gifts. Despite how obnoxious you find flowers and chocolates to be, they are inescapable and you should probably just get over it. Flowers and chocolates are clichés because they are the perfect gifts.  They are relatively inexpensive, readily available, […]

Cute is Important

My mother always said the reason she didn’t kill us growing up was because we were ‘cute’. (That is also the reason my father has been spared through 30+ years of marriage.) Cute is purely an evolved survival technique. As annoyed as I was cleaning up once again after the new puppy; he was cute […]

November

Sunday marks twelve years I have succeeded in not killing my husband (and he has not killed me). It’s not our wedding anniversary – the big 10 year one is in June – it will be the day we ‘officially’ started dating. We were kinda seeing each other the week prior, but he didn’t ask […]

Poor Man’s Time Machine

This is the week I spend trying to remember if I changed the time on that specific clock. The smart thing would be to change all the clocks at the same time, but where is the challenge in that? The US citizen – at least those not stuck working a weekend night shift – rejoices […]

Goats on the Roof

It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to. – J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings On sunny September Saturday, my husband and I had a mini-adventure. There was no […]