Category Archives: Funny

Parenting Plights and Delights – Should You Wear Underwear for School Pajama Party?

Today’s post is retrospective. It’s from my archives and is one of my favorite Parenting Plights & Delights stories: When my nephew Brent was in kindergarten, his class had a Pajama Party on the last day of school. Pancakes would … Continue reading

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Laughter – I Live to Laugh

I live to laugh. Do you? Laughter seems to be one of my basic needs. Good thing humor is all around us. I’m one of those people who view our world through a comic lens, for the most part. I suspect … Continue reading

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Chuckles the Clown and Buffy the Clown – Friday Funnies

Do you remember the Mary Tyler Moore Show? How about the episode about Chuckles the Clown’s funeral? I was watching this clip, laughing my head off. George heard me from the other room. He thought I was crying. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Practicing for Poetry Reading – Joker Daughter in Background

Do you have a joker in your family? My family is full of jokers. Below is a home video from 1999 when I was practicing for a poetry reading. Like many people, I have a fear of public speaking, so … Continue reading

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Cake Disaster for Daughter’s Sweet 16 Birthday – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Birthday to my oldest daughter, April. Twenty-one years ago we celebrated her Sweet 16 birthday. We wanted to make her 16th birthday an occasion to remember. In order to hire a DJ, we had to cut back on other … Continue reading

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Airheads Anonymous – Losing Things

Are you one of those people who’s always losing things? The other day Jennifer Lynn Bryan Spotten said, “Ok friends, when you’re painting along, and you can’t find your favorite little texture sponge, and think you’re crazy, ‘cause you just had … Continue reading

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Kids – Homework, Bunkbeds, Getting in Trouble – Parenting Plights & Delights

Do your kids or grand kiddos make you laugh? Kids are a constant source of amusement for parents,  grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, and others. My friend, Sarah, shared this conversation during her son’s homework session: Sarah (Mom): Julian, you need to write … Continue reading

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Disastrous and Funny Hair Stories

Do you like funny hair stories? I sure do. It seems almost everyone has a disastrous or funny hair story. I had an endless supply of ideas for scenes in Curse of the Double Digits, my humorous children’s book for kids ages … Continue reading

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Misunderstandings – Parenting Plights & Delights

Do misunderstandings with kids ever surprise you? Delight you? For instance, about a week ago, this conversation took place between my six-year-old grandson, Grasshopper, and his dad: Grasshopper: Tobacco is free at my school. His father: No son, your school … Continue reading

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Recent Airhead Moments – Join Airheads Anonymous

Had any airhead moments lately? I love to hear about other people’s airhead moments. Makes me feel like I’m not all alone. Just the other day I made a protein shake with coconut milk and a banana, but it didn’t … Continue reading

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