humor

Horror Film Scaredy-cat Survival Strategies

Spoiler Alert! This blog post reviews key plot points and creepy scenes of “The Mummy” (but not many because I closed my eyes at the scary parts.)   I'm a horror film scaredy-cat. As a child I found “Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein” frightening. Even Lou’s trademark "Heeeeyyy, Abbott!" and "I'm a baaaaad boy!" couldn’t… Continue reading Horror Film Scaredy-cat Survival Strategies

humor

I Don’t Know Much About Art (And For Now It Will Stay That Way), But I Know What I Like (Or At Least I Thought I Did)

As a college coed I wandered into the art department while the art students readied for an exhibit. Their canvases scattered about the floor in a haphazard manner while the artists determined the best arrangement for the walls. I paused at one canvas, studying the interplay of squiggles and ovals and shadows from an undetermined… Continue reading I Don’t Know Much About Art (And For Now It Will Stay That Way), But I Know What I Like (Or At Least I Thought I Did)

humor, Politics

Wanted: New Grocery Store Jobs

Alexander Acosta, the Secretary of Labor, needs our help! According to a recent Labor Department data release “job creation fell sharply in May with just 138,000 new positions created.” Alex sits atop an organizational flowchart of the Department of Labor outlining various departments and responsibilities. It looks like a complicated maze that dilutes ideas from… Continue reading Wanted: New Grocery Store Jobs

humor

Life Reframed

These? Wrinkles? No way! They’re laugh lines! Where’d I buy my leather jacket? I’ve had it a while. It’s vintage! Hope you enjoy Cajun! I decided to blacken the fish. Making peace with my mature complexion instead of Botox injections, wearing my suede coat from the 80’s rather than straining my budget, passing off my… Continue reading Life Reframed

Cooking, humor

How Not to Win $500,000 for Creating a New Flavored Oreo

How tough is it? What do I have to lose? I ask myself these two questions whenever I contemplate a new venture, weigh my responses, and decide. Most of the time these queries serve me well. The trick is predicting the correct outcome. When I explored free Orvis fly-fishing classes my responses of “not too… Continue reading How Not to Win $500,000 for Creating a New Flavored Oreo