Fall short... Why can’t a woman go out in public without having to put on her face? I have girlfriends who keep their “faces” in expensive jars and containers. They spend considerable time putting on this face each morning only to wash it off at night. Then they reapply their face the next morning. I … Continue reading What in This World?
Fall short... I asked this question at a wedding, “What would you do with a billion dollars?” The answers: -Get out of debt. -Move out of current apartment building. -Buy a truck and a garage. Then give the rest of the money to their kids. -Give the neighbors money. (Yea! That was my neighbor.) -Donate … Continue reading Money, Money Everywhere, But Not a Penny’s Worth of Common Sense
Fall Short... The Allegheny Front Migratory Observatory catch migrating songbirds in fine “mist” nets, make careful measurements, place uniquely numbered bands on the bird’s legs, and release them unharmed. From September through October, you can observe the group on top of a 4,000 foot mountain in the Dolly Sods wilderness in West Virginia. I … Continue reading We’re All Part of the Band
Fall short... A wreath is a welcoming element for a front door. Wreaths say, “We’re happy you’re here.” A handmade wreath says, “Stay awhile. We have beer.” There is a hill behind my parents’ house that is a grapevine (excellent wreath material) paradise. The hill is not a rolling pastoral setting with wildflowers, but … Continue reading Biodegradable Welcome
Summer shorts... I sent the editor of Funny Times a submission and said, “Hope your summer was all play and no work. One can dream, right?” “Dreaming should qualify as a minor in higher education, Jackie.” She said. My reply, “Hear, all ye good people, hear what this brilliant and eloquent speaker has … Continue reading Dream On!