Tag Archives: Humor

The Client

This quirky little story is a bit of fiendish fun.  There are some clients no public relations firm should take on… .  I hope you get some ghoulish delight from this tale, written three years ago.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Let me get … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share: Sore Throats, Blindness & Dumping the ‘Shoulds’

Like an uneasy thief bungling in the dark, plundering goodies belonging to another, I find myself surreptitiously stealing a weekend just for me.  I am ‘chilling,’ as they say. Filling my weekend hours with self-indulgence and reckless, heedless nothingness. Truth … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share: Groundhogs, Girl Scouts & Stephen King

Can it really be the weekend already?  Seems like I just posted last weekend’s coffee share.  Time goes by much too quickly for my liking. Having said that, I’ll now backtrack.  When it comes to winter, time cannot pass quickly enough for this … Continue reading

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Wednesday Whine: Car Crashes, Batman – and Adam and Eve

It’s Wednesday, so I guess it’s time for me to do a little Wednesday whining. To be fair, though, I really don’t have a lot to whine about – as you’ll soon see. So, friends, what’s the best way to … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

As time passes, I keep getting fatter, thought Effie, reaching for her third pastry. “Another glass of tea?” asked Loretta. Effie looked at the icy, sugary tea with longing. “I shouldn’t… but, Lord! You make the best sweet tea, Loretta.” … Continue reading

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I’m Late! I’m Late! For A Very Important Date!

Like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, I find myself late to the party once again! And like Mr. Rabbit, I am often chasing time to keep pace with everything going on. A quick apology to all my friends … Continue reading

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday: Mowing the Lawn

“Charlie, are you feeling okay?” I sighed, and rolled over on my side. I could feel Franny’s eyes burrowing into my back, but I couldn’t work up the energy to care. “Charlie? Well, you might answer me. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Variety is the Spice of Life

It’s hard to be faithful. Isn’t variety the spice of life? That’s what Jake had always thought – at least until he’d met his Angela. When he first laid eyes on her, he knew he had to change his cheating … Continue reading

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The Cruelest Month

“Humans are right. April is the cruelest month.” “What’s wrong, Snagthistle?” asked Thornbriar. “My numbers are down. You know how He gets when we don’t meet our quotas.” “His Eminence realizes suicides and murders dip in spring. The monkeys taste … Continue reading

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Wednesday Whine: Potpourri

Happy Wednesday, everyone!  Or as we say in the United States, “Happy Hump Day!”  Those of you who live outside the U.S. may not be familiar with the term; I’ll let you draw your own conclusions as to its meaning. Makes it … Continue reading

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