Home Sweet Home is a simple yet true statement. I think of this saying every time we go on vacation. While some families pack for sun and sand, some for skiing down snow -capped mountains, my family packs for disaster. Unlike the family that will regale you with stories of their incredible (and probably exaggerated) adventures, my family will regale you with our misadventures. Sometimes hiccups such as flat tires and the car breaking down occur before we even get to our destination, […]
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With each humor column, I’m simply out to solicit a smile or two, a nodding of the head and even an occasional belly laugh. Not convulsions. Indeed, laughter isn’t always the best medicine. Fun fact: Many people have actually died while laughing.
And who’s in a hurry to die? Not I, not I. Hell’s bells, I want to live until someone is finally born laughing, thank you very much. Heck, while we’re at it, put that wish on my bucket list. […]
If this column is being read by Apple CEO Tim Cook, known to a certain ubiquitous Twitter user as Tim Apple, it means two things:
He has way too much time on his hands.
He should acknowledge that I am a genius.
I attained this lofty status after I bought a new iMac and enlisted the services of Yash Sharma, who works in a nearby Apple store.
I went there because my previous iMac was 10 years old, […]
I wore a diaper on the airplane ride home from my honeymoon. Yup. You read that right. An adult diaper on the 8-hour, trans-Atlantic flight from Rome to Minneapolis with a Christmas day stop in Chicago. I was in seat 5B snuggled in between my newly minted husband and my dad. This, my friends, is what romantic dreams are made of.
We had arrived in Rome eleven days earlier. Wearing my first ever outfit from Lululemon because until this point, […]
Renowned cartoonist and writer Bob Eckstein is editor of the newly published The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons by the World’s Greatest Cartoonists.
He describes the book as both an “exuberant collection of cartoons” and “an enthusiastic love letter to books and bookstores.” The cartoons celebrate and critique the literary world through the work of 33 of the masters of cartoon art, including Sam Gross, Roz Chast, Arnie Levin, […]