Monthly Archives: April 2012

“American Idle” Season One Try Outs Announced

Fairfield, CT They come from across the United States.  Out of America’s dens and family rooms, rec rooms and basements hideaways. They’ve abandoned their sofas, their beanbags, and their Barcaloungers in search of becoming the first “American Idle“. In an … Continue reading

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Hello Book Lovers Where Ever You Are!

According to a numerous polls, the percentage of people who own some sort of digital reading device is now around 30%. Giving gifts to our bookish friends, who were so easy to buy for in the pre-Kindle era, now requires … Continue reading

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New York Yankee Jokes

It’s opening day at Yankee Stadium! Here’s a few New York Yankee jokes. We think they may have been written by those Boston Red Sox grumps. What has 400 feet and 3 teeth? The first row of the bleachers at … Continue reading

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Friday the Thirteenth: Calling All Phobias!

I had a smattering of both Ancient Greek and Modern Greek when I was in college. Most of what I learned has long been forgotten but I delighted that I remember the term for “fear of Friday the thirteenth”, paraskevidekatriaphobia. … Continue reading

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Hockey Jokes

What do the Canadian Maple leafs and the Titanic have on common?  They both look good until they hit the ice.                                        … Continue reading

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Baseball Superstitions by A. J. Walkley

Once again A. J. Walkley has sent us a fantastic bit of writing. This post features some of the oddest baseball superstitions. Baseball players are superstitious? Who would have thought? Third baseman Wade Boggs ate chicken before every game, took … Continue reading

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Cocktails, Anyone?

It was pointed out to me that I have not written about any Mirth in a Box products since Jan 28th. Ooops. Hope they don’t fire me! What’s with cocktail parties? I see tons of blog posts about themes for … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Hunt

While waiting in line at the drug store to pick up my Metamucil(kidding!!), I spotted bags of plastic Easter eggs that screamed, “Easter Egg Hunt!” No little kids in our house but Alex and Pete were game. Couldn’t pull the … Continue reading

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Fore! Golf Quotes

Golf is a good walk spoiled. Mark Twain  I’m not feeling very well – I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course! Groucho Marx  While playing golf today I hit two good balls. I stepped on a rake. Henny … Continue reading

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Peep Show: Easter Eye Candy

Marshmallow peeps are those ubiquitous, yellow, chicken-shaped candies we find in every Easter Basket. Originally created by the Just Born candy company in Bethlehem, PA in the mid 1950’s, these decorative sugary confections have morphed into every animal in the … Continue reading

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