Category Archives: humor

What-the-Tuck: Two New Trends

This pedometer geek reader has recently identified what could be new What-the-tuck trends in novels. Because of the predominance of repeated use of particular words and phrases, there are two that I have added to my growing list. The first … Continue reading

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Favorite Song…

Choosing my favorite song…I wish I could say I had just one favorite song of popular music.  Like favorite books, I have many favorite songs.  I’m not even sure that all of them are or were considered the popular songs … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Sketch of Aunt Tillie (Flash Fiction)

Eulogy for Aunt Tillie I remember Aunt Tillie affectionately although she preferred my sisters Sally and Connie more. I think she liked me more once I began wearing glasses. Aunt Tillie was a bit silly, even odd. She always wore … Continue reading

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Superhero Mom

I suspect every mother has at least one superpower. What that superpower for any particular mother is anyone’s guess. Further, there may even be a superhero suit lurking underneath the regular workaday clothes. It is only in retrospect that I … Continue reading

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Cologne, not the City

It is obvious that the holidays are rapidly approaching. There are several reasons for this observation. The first is the proliferation of catalogs in the mailbox. Catalogs, both familiar and unfamiliar, have shown up in our mailbox. From Harry & … Continue reading

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Stamp Act?

While standing in line at the post office yesterday waiting to buy stamps, I once again noticed the board that shows available postage stamps including a commemorative stamp from American history. I wondered, not for the first time, if anyone … Continue reading

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Peach Fuzz

Composing this post at the keyboard so randomness and digressions are probable. When I think about peach fuzz, two things come to mind. The first is the fuzz on the fruit, and the other is pre-teen and teen boys who … Continue reading

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