Category Archives: Holidays

Gratitude Journal Entry: Thank You, Ireland!

Next week is Saint Patrick’s Day. Rather than mock the holiday that has been eclipsing my birthday (March 16th) for my entire life I decided to ponder all the wonderful things that Ireland has produced. Here’s my list: Wheaton Terriers … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year! The Year of the Sheep/Ram/Goat

According to Chinese Astrology,tomorrow ushers in The Year of the Sheep (aka The Year of the Goat or The Year of the Ram). I’ve always been a sucker for Chinese food and get way too excited by those paper placemats … Continue reading

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Presidential Trivia: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln

How many of these fun facts did you know? George Washington was 6’3″ tall and weighed over 200 pounds. George Washington did have rotten teeth. So rotten he had them al pulled out when he was in his late 50’s. … Continue reading

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An Odd Lot of Old Timey Valentines Day Cards

Gee. Nothing like weapons to give a girl goosebumps. What do you think about these old Valentines Day cards? Check out the first one on the left with a little boy holding an axe saying,“Chop! Chop! You Will Be Mine!” … Continue reading

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Hold Your Nose! Truly Cheesy Valentines Day Jokes

We’re fondue puns. Did we miss any? What did the piece of Swiss cheese say to the block of cheddar? You’re looking sharp! What did the provolone say to his Dutch friend? You’re looking Gouda! What did the Rouquefort say … Continue reading

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Creepy Valentine Cards: Return to Sender!!!!

Old Valentines Day cards are brimming with puns and double entendres. Here are a few that I found most unsettling: This first card,“I’m Going to Nail You”, doesn’t even try to be subtle. The addition of a cute dog does … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions of an Optimist

These are not cut and pasted from last year’s resolutions! The following goals have eluded me for years. They aren’t life changing but, hey, they’ll make my life better if I actually accomplish them! What are your resolutions? 1. Figure … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Oh Ho Ho the Holidays! Quotes About the Family

Are you enjoying the holidays? After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.  Oscar Wilde Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst. Marjorie Pay Hinckley Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To All!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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