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So have you heard the joke about the broom? It’s sweeping the nation. Okay, that’s a little lame. But who doesn’t love a good joke? A man once asked me, “What’s the funniest joke ever?” I had no idea. But here’s a good candidate: I was walking past the asylum and I heard the inmates…

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I love kids. Especially other people’s kids, because they can feed ‘em and clean up after ‘em. Years ago after taking too much Tylenol I thought we should have some children of our own. So we did. They came one at a time, without manuals or mute buttons. But we loved them. About eight months…

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My wife wouldn’t want me to tell you this, but sometimes she wakes up grumpy. Other times, she lets me sleep in. Okay, bad joke. But grouchiness comes easier to me than you might think. Mostly I’m cheerful, chipper, upbeat. But there are times when I look like a pug-nosed pup. John Wilkins has been…

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Have you, at least once in the past week, told someone, “I’m tired”? One guy said, “I’m so tired that if my life was measured in dog years, I’d be dead.” I don’t even know what that means. One evening when my son was small, I brought home a thick briefcase and sat down at the…

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