Monthly Archives: January 2011

Grandpa’s Gone … Can I Have His Dessert?

I’ve always said that the key to a more vibrant life is to view the world through the eyes of a child.  Spend any time at all around kids and you’ll be amazed at their sense of wonder and imagination.  … Continue reading

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Lighten Up! It’s Only A Funeral!

Sometimes we find ourselves in situations where we’d rather be any place else on earth, but for whatever reason, the choice isn’t necessarily ours to make.  Like weddings or funerals, or a Saturday afternoon cookout at the boss’ house. Okay, … Continue reading

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Laughter – Nature’s Best Marital Aid

I guess with all the time I’ve spent writing about how I try to find the humor in life, now would be a good time to mention the fact that living with me takes a pretty decent sense of humor … Continue reading

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Slow Down, There’s Kids At Home!

I remember a day several years ago when I was driving home from work among several young hotshots who were weaving in and out of traffic. I shook my head as I remembered a time when I was just as nimble … Continue reading

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My Truck, Your Car … Let’s Rock!

Anybody who knows me very well knows my complete lack of patience for traffic.  Okay, it’s not traffic that bothers me.  Traffic is an inanimate entity, the result of several contributing factors.  As such, it can’t be blamed for its effect on … Continue reading

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That’s Just Wrong! Funny, But Wrong!

One of the things I love most about being a comedian is watching the reaction to the same joke from different audiences, and sometimes from different people within the same audience.  Laughter is a universal expression, but humor itself is … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Broccoli, Make Time To Laugh

As much as we try to go through life with a positive mental attitude, there are days when it’s just hard to find much in the way of humor. Today has been one of those days. Several times I’ve been … Continue reading

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Wanna Lose Weight? Laugh Your A$$ Off!

Years ago, I decided I needed to lose some weight.  So I asked my doctor for a little help.  Apparently, she thought I was looking for advice.  I was looking for something a bit more innovative, like drugs.  She sat … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t You Laughing?

When I speak about the power of laughter, it’s amazing how many people really don’t seem to care much for it.  As I said in my last post, sometimes we equate laughter to a lack of sincerity.  But is that … Continue reading

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We Don’t Get Paid To Laugh? Why Not?

One of the greatest things about being a comedian is that when I go to work, the boss never frowns on too much laughter.  In fact, comedy clubs are probably the only workplaces where laughter is equated to professional competence.  But … Continue reading

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