Category Archives: Humor

CONVENING

   This one woman was the sole employee and executive director of a very busy nonprofit. The nonprofit’s mission was to convene. The executive director convened seminars, street fairs, breakfasts, dinners, symposiums. She designed signs to be put up on … Continue reading

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The Reins of Power

There was a man who was out of his mind. He sat at the edge of the Lagoon of War and Peace with his senior adviser. This man who was out of his mind could handle a lot of adulation, and … Continue reading

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CALL ME BROWSER TWO

There’s a certain list of nifty books that someone didn’t write. I am that someone. I’m a bookstore browser and have spent many pleasurable late-evening hours in bookstores. Not opening the books, just eye-sauntering through their titles. After all these … Continue reading

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I BLAME MYSELF

If your mother had a scar on her nose, what child wouldn’t think that one day he would make that scar vanish? I blame myself that my mom’s scar didn’t vanish. Don’t blame yourself. I blame myself that I couldn’t … Continue reading

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THE WHITE FEATHER

“Why didn’t you answer me when I called?” my daughter wanted to know. She was holding a blackboard eraser. “Why are you holding a blackboard eraser?” “You’d be surprised the things people try to kill themselves with. Are you surprised … Continue reading

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THE MONSTER

“Why do you have yourself tattooed?” “It depends where, Miss.” “Why do you have an anvil on your chest?” “Because someone has to lie down on it.” “You’re a pig. You might as well have put a bed on it.” … Continue reading

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MADLY OFF IN ALL DIRECTIONS

It was a wild and stormy night on the West Coast of Scotland. This, however, is irrelevant to the present story, as the scene is not laid in the West of Scotland. The scene is laid in the South of … Continue reading

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