Category Archives: Humor

Amber Does Know What a Mouse Is

By Jackie Deal Amber (my cat) is playing with one of her stuffed mousies in the corner. Isn’t that cute? She’s acting like it’s a real mouse. That’s so cu-uUUUT !! A 2 ½ inch dark brown mouse streaked across … Continue reading

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Rabinowitz’s Pork Roll

By Fred Prout I like beer. Actually, I love beer. I especially love the taste of beer. Bock, Porter, Stout. The thick, dark, stand up a spoon in it, beer. Or, a really hoppy ale. Taste is everything. I know … Continue reading

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A Slippery Slope?

By Fred Prout Well, it finally happened this morning. Despite fighting tooth and nail to prevent it for many years, and with every fiber of my being, it happened. Now bear in mind that every terrible event in our lives … Continue reading

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Coasting Along

By Jackie Deal Two L.O.L.s (Little Old Ladies) camping on the Oregon coast for two weeks. Safely parked and now exploring.  The R.V. park was south of town; driving into town they passed a sign, “Darlingtonia ¼ mile”.   LOL #1:  … Continue reading

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WE WONDER WHERE THE WATER WENT

it came about in the year 2022 after the Covid restrictions were lifted (sort of) that two L.O.L.s (Little Old Ladies) decided it was time to take an RV

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Ratcheds By The Sea

by Fred Prout The first town meeting of the new year was a doozy. As soon as Mayor, and town doc, Ben Dover opened the meeting, police chief, Patrick Muldoon and officer Gunther Toody reported on a disturbance at The … Continue reading

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Amber, I’m Sorry

By Jackie Deal “There is no joy in Mudville, mighty Casey (Jackie) has struck out.” (Or something like that.) No “Hip, Hip, Hooray.” No “Whoopi!” Maybe just a “Whoo”. You see, I‘ve just had my six week check-up after total … Continue reading

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Road Maps and Side View Mirrors

Remember road maps? Those giant pieces of paper that re-folded so neatly? They showed the roads ahead leading from hither to yon.You could stop in any gas station and pick one up for the state you were in. All while … Continue reading

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A Fantasy

Use your imagination. Midnight. Full Moon. The barnyards for miles around are slowly emptying. The word has been passed for weeks. Tonight is the much awaited performance of the annual barnyard ballet. This year, Paulina Porkiskova will be the Prima … Continue reading

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EVERYBODY NEEDS A SCRATCHING POST

By Jackie Deal Amber is lost! Disappeared! Not to be found. I’ve looked everywhere. High. Low. Her favorite hidey hole. No Amber. The water heater repairman-prone across the kitchen floor, head under the sink- mumbles “I didn’t let the cat … Continue reading

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Twenty Four Carrot Christmas

One of our best RV experiences was volunteering in a membership park in Lake Havasu Arizona. We got to run parties, help with entertainment, and do a lot of really fun stuff. Our involvement with this has resulted in many … Continue reading

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Free Tax Advice

To put things in context, the following took place shortly before my recent re-connection surgery. For those of you who are interested, it went well and things are working out ok . And often. And after six months, I can … Continue reading

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THE CAT CARRIER

By Jackie Deal It’s a cat carrier, lets’ call it a “cat taxi”. Maybe Amber will like it better; right now she is highly suspicious. Really, it’s probably all my fault. I bought a cheap “Pet Taxi “at the thrift … Continue reading

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Cheerios, Ice Cream, and Hershey Bars

Or a thoughtful lesson in economics. Now, before I get too deep in this arcane subject, a brief glimpse into my qualifications. I do not possess a P.H.D in economics. Nor a M.S . My main qualification is B.S. Lots … Continue reading

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OTHER

by Jackie Deal We have anOTHER cat in our house. “Other”. That’s the cat’s name that lives in the bedroom behind the mirrored closet doors! I realize that’s what Amber’s been trying to tell me for some time. Amber watches … Continue reading

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Demons

I am beset by demons. I don’t know why, but they are increasing their devilish attacks on me with a vengeance. They started slowly a few years ago, when, I guess, they acquired an effigy doll with my name on … Continue reading

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AMBER ‘S SPACY GRANDMA

By Jackie Deal They have to be related! Amber and Felicette! Their markings are identical: symmetrically marked black and white tuxedo cats. Felicette just has to be Amber’s great-great-great grandmother. Grandma Felicette was a stray cat from the Paris streets … Continue reading

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Does a bear ….?

Rita and I volunteered at Silver Falls State Park for three seasons. We loved it. Ann Maureen was the best boss we ever had and gave us all the fun things to do. Our first job was to put jelly … Continue reading

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The Silliness Train

First of all, this story is 92% BS and 10% true. So, if you like silliness, hop on. If you have a problem with it, call me and I’ll deliver my Complete Works of Leo Tolstoy. And a few assorted … Continue reading

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Cold Weather III

When you live in Florida there are certain things that seem to be mandated by law. In no particular order, they are sun, humidity, bugs, time share sales, and visitors. Particularly in cold weather. Particularly when you live within an … Continue reading

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