Category Archives: Humor

Five Minute Friday — Tired

It’s Friday and Five Minute Friday time! You know the drill. We get our weekly prompt, let the spirit flow for five minutes, post, link up in the Community section at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and — best part — visit other writers … Continue reading

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Blame It on My Biorhythm

I’ve been in a bit of a funk. While it’s not unusual for energy and emotions to ebb and flow, this time seems different. In the past, I would reach deep down and pull myself by the bootstraps and in … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Agree

Five Minute Friday is designed for Friday writing {although in my case, often Saturday}, specifically five minutes of uninterrupted patter of the fingers representing the thoughts of the heart, soul and mind. Our fearless moderator Kate Motaugn  — with help … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

A few months ago, the phone rang. As I answered it, a jolly voice on the other end let out with a “Ho! Ho! Ho! How are you doing Joe? Santa here.” You never know if it’s the real Santa, … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Nine Days

It’s been an interesting week and a half to say the least. The trip back to New York was, of course, centered around a doctor’s appointment sandwiched around a babysitting gig for my grandchildren in Massachusetts and extended for a … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Work

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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