Category Archives: Humor

With Apologies to “Night Before Christmas by Jackie Deal

‘Twas too hot to vacate my air-conditioned house, Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. It’s so hot that the tires on my car want to melt. Yes, I’m sure it’s the hottest that I’ve ever felt. Rattle … Continue reading

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Soap Bubble and Quarantine by Jackie Deal

Yes, I talked to soap bubbles. As I prepared to wash dishes (accumulated from the last month) tiny little iridescent soap bubbles wafted upward. They were so cute. Most of them dashed themselves to death on the cupboard but one … Continue reading

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“To Thine Own Self…” by Jackie Deal

“To thine own self be true…thou canst not then be false to any man” (Shakespeare) I presume (no ass-ume for me) that in order to be true, one must know thineself. Of course, those of us who are at retirement … Continue reading

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“Both Sides” by Jackie Deal

Apologies to Joni MItchell for adapting her lovely song. (Thanks, Fred, for the suggestion.) “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now, from up above and down below…it’s clouds illusions that I know, I really don’t know clouds at all.” … Continue reading

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QUARANTINE, SEQUESTER, STAY-IN-PLACE, SOCIAL DISTANCING

QUARANTINE, SEQUESTER, STAY-IN-PLACE, SOCIAL DISTANCING By Jackie Deal Perhaps a laugh, even a giggle, might help us survive the current turmoil. If you feel this is sacrilegious, please, don’t read any farther. And if my sense of humor doesn’t appeal, … Continue reading

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Meet HAL

from the desk of Helaine Hepworth Timber Valley is a safe, secure, comfortable place for seniors, especially for single women, but sometimes it is just not quite enough and we get overwhelmed with life’s little problems. I am proposing one … Continue reading

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Are the Lights Still On?

Can’t take credit for this… found it floating around my email.  Think Carol Harding had something to do with it…. Thanks for the “light” moment and for recognizing those who worked so hard to get us somewhat back to normal.

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Fishing for Whiskey

“Poor Old fool,” thought the well-dressed gentleman as he watched an old man fish in a puddle outside a pub. So he invited the old man inside for a drink. As they sipped their whiskeys, the gentleman thought he’d humor … Continue reading

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Take a Cab Home After Celebrating New Years Eve

A good friend sent this to me recently… I would like to share a personal experience with my friends and family about drinking and driving. This might save you the cost and embarrassment of being arrested for a DUI. As … Continue reading

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