Tag Archives: It’s fun to laugh

Caution: Idiots May be Offended by this Post

If I were an Idiot, I could… Be offered a contract with a major publisher to write a “how to have 6-pack abs and zero brains” book that my “people” would pay some PR agency large sums of money to promote … Continue reading

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I’m Fine!

Whenever someone asks me how I’m doing, I usually have the same response, “fabulous”.  I started using this response several years ago, because I recognize it not only adjusted my mind-set but the responses I received from the person asking … Continue reading

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Dinner with Dory

Recently an acquaintance shared the story of going to dinner with some long-time friends and their elderly mother.  She said “It was like having dinner with Dory from Finding Nemo”.  The mother, you see, has some very prevalent memory issues.  Throughout … Continue reading

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Living a Big Life

We’ve all heard the expression “Go big or Go Home” at one point or another.  For some reason this past week this has become my mantra, so to speak.  You see I tend to have spurts of time where I live … Continue reading

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Boobs and Bowel Movements

My sister shared with me that when she called our Aunt to wish her a “Happy Birthday” her reply was “I had a bowel movement today”, to which I commented “well then that was a happy birthday for her wasn’t … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions (& other ways we set ourselves up for Failure)

Every year thousands of people set New Year Resolutions only to fail within the first month.  I’m here to share GOOD NEWS about resolutions and how to better take care of yourself and love those around you.

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Playing an Old Game in a New Way (In loving Memory of Ed Cutler)

I wrote this several years ago and thought it fitting to repost it in loving memory of my father-in-law Ed Cutler who passed away January 5th. Continue reading

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Random Stop Syndrome

While at a conference in Las Vegas, I experience a phenomenon I refer to as “Random Stop Syndrome”.  While walking through the casinos people would come to a sudden and complete stop for no apparent reason setting off a chain … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Family

The old saying “You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family”, is true.  Being part of a family brings with it dynamics both good and bad.  These dynamics are shaped through years of tradition and practice. My … Continue reading

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I Wish I Were an Idiot

If I were an Idiot, I could… Get my name and picture in countless magazines and newspapers for my reckless bad-mannered antics. Be offered a contract with a major publisher to write a “how to get paid for being stupid” … Continue reading

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Enjoy video’s and support information via YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/aginginfousa

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Driving Mr. and Mrs. Daisy

Last Friday, I had a special guest post from my friend Karen Rinehart. Here is that post entitled The Sandwich Woman’s Sippy Cup. She is an awesome story-teller. Make sure you check out her new book Knitting With Hospital Gloves: The … Continue reading

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The Sandwich woman’s sippy cup

I have been privileged to connect with some outstanding individuals online – and most of them I like better than my friends IRL (in real life). One of them is the writer of today’s guest post. She is funny, witty (is that … Continue reading

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The need for a good belly laugh during a sucky week!

I just heard on the local news that we here in the Midwest experienced the lowest amount or record of least amount of sun for the month of April. The lowest in 42 years in fact! YAY! (as I say … Continue reading

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