Tag Archives: keeping your sense of humor

The Colonoscopy Chronicles

Self-care can be a real pain in the ass, no pun intended. I’ve been due for a colonoscopy, since the last one I had was 12 years ago, and being health conscious decided, let’s get it, or me rather, off … Continue reading

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Ferry Tails

 Before you can enter the Staten Island Ferry’s terminal, one needs to be vetted by two Labradors who look as official as rodeo clowns…their partners as stern as they seem surprised. Why are we working again when we could be … Continue reading

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Text And The City

Just when you think you’re about to have a nice, peaceful weekend, some nut decides to catch up texting her little heart out. So I’m in Frisco with Fredrico eating on the marina. Where are you? Home cleaning my oven. … Continue reading

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I Love Lucy Still

I’m in a summer swoon attempting to rise above the clouds, minus a silo of alcohol. It’s hard competing with vodka on the rocks, but Lucille Ball is indeed a contender, her classic reruns beating Prozac in the antidepressant department. … Continue reading

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Cruel Or Just Clueless

Or to be or not to be, an asshole, in layman’s terms. Wouldn’t it be great if every mouth came with a 15 second delay?  Imagine the feelings that would be spared.  Coming from a Cancerian Italian girl from Connecticut, … Continue reading

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The Two Frenchmen

There are two new men in my life, Felipe and Pascal. Pascal is very tall, Felipe, extremely short. I’m not known to like shorties, but Felipe is an exception due to his chronic charm.  He’s quieter than Pascal, more poised … Continue reading

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Eric Burdon and The Animals

It will sound strange, but I’ve never been as close to the two-legged as I’ve been to the four.  Maybe that’s because they can’t sass or hurt like humans can.  However, they sure can get even pooping on the carpet, … Continue reading

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The Truth Shall Set You Free, but…

first will kick your ass. How true is that, to learn something horrifying, knocking you for a loop, allowing, once your heart rises off the mat, to move on…lighter, reclaiming the bounce in your step. We’re such tough, little creatures.  … Continue reading

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Head First

It’s no secret the northeast got a lot of snow over the weekend.  If you saw the panic on Friday before it started you would have thought the world was ending. Supermarket shelves were stripped clean.  It was like the … Continue reading

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Rug Burn

I have been waiting three days for my rugs to arrive from the Bahamas.  Apparently, there’s a problem on the loading dock. I asked myself, is that the custom, to take so long? Then it hit me. CUSTOMS. I forget, … Continue reading

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