Category Archives: Laughter

Don’t Be Afraid To Laugh

Yesterday I wrote about the onset of spring.  The sun is (has been) shining, the birds are (have been) singing, and the first dandelion popped up in our flower bed yesterday – right through the “weed barrier” that’s supposed to … Continue reading

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Have A Couple Of Seats!

My weight loss program has been experiencing technical difficulty.  I say that because technically I should be losing weight.  But either the scale is playing an early April Fool’s joke on me, or I’ve been eating entirely too many sunflower … Continue reading

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What Are You Worried About?

Comedian Ron White tells a funny story about flying from Flagstaff, Arizona to Phoenix.  Shortly after takeoff, the plane experienced engine problems and had to return to Flagstaff.  According to Ron, the guy seated next to him was losing it … Continue reading

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Who Taught You To Laugh?

People often ask what got me started as a humorist. And to be honest, I really don’t know. I always enjoyed making people smile, and laughter is a smile with a stronger level of commitment, so I guess it was … Continue reading

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Need A Laugh? Then Make One!

Okay, for those of you who have noticed that some of my blogs have been getting longer, let me explain.  For the years that I wrote my humor column, everything was geared toward a newspaper audience and I had to … 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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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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