Category Archives: Humor

Men and Women Throughout History

Michael G. Conner, Clinical and Medical Psychologist, writes that men are built for physical confrontation, and their skulls are usually thicker than a woman’s. This, of course, comes as no surprise to women Continue reading

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I Don’t See Well Anymore

I rushed over to the window, looked out, squinched my eyes and said with disdain, “I’m having difficulty seeing the tree, and you want me to focus on a branch and then hone in on something the size of a kosher pickle? Continue reading

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Giddy Yup

Chip was a leathery old horse trainer who’d been teaching horseback riding for over 32 years. One look at me and he determined that Clementine and I would be a perfect match. Continue reading

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Stop Telling Me I’m Old

I had all I could do to keep from slapping her wrinkle-free face. Where on earth did she get such a distorted concept of older women? Continue reading

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Growing Up Dangerously

I was four years old when I started kindergarten and walked to school. The only instructions I had, or needed, were: look both ways when crossing the street and don’t speak to strangers. Continue reading

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Watching Real Beauty

Guest post by Laverne H. Bardy whose humorous, often irreverent, slant on life in general, and aging in particular, draws a large readership. She has been syndicated with Senior Wire News Service since 2004. Her book, How The (Bleep) Did … Continue reading

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Hell: Not on the Map, But I Was There

My pain was more severe than usual one morning, when I discovered I’d been sleeping on a Kentucky Fried chicken wing my daughter had loving attempted to feed me the evening before. Continue reading

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Cellulite: A Rite of Passage

It was obvious that these women were perfectly comfortable in their bodies, had no concern about what others might think, and no interest in concealing who they were. Their indifference and confidence were almost sexy. Continue reading

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Camping: Not for Sissies

Well, actually, I only thought I was miserable. Real misery didn’t rear its ugly head until the wee hours of the night when I found myself wandering blindly through the frightening darkness, in a torrential storm, in search of some godforsaken Public Pee House. Continue reading

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Don’t Count Me Out

She had danced to the Charleston and to Swing, and was courted by handsome young men in Model T Fords and Buick Roadmasters. Continue reading

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