Tag Archives: Humor

Anthropology of the School Concert

I attended the school’s variety show yesterday. I LOVE school concerts. I love the earnestness, the nervousness, the vulnerability. It makes me cry when the school band plays a song together. It’s an amazing accomplishment really to be playing a song … Continue reading

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This just in — Proofreading is Impotant

So, I found myself at a temporary page in the Minsitry of Education’s website. Did you catch that typo? Let me emphasize…the Ministry of Education‘s website. <sigh>Boggles the mind really. Although I can’t say I’m truly surprised, considering some of the … Continue reading

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Laughter may be the best medicine

Take a look at this. Although it’s not a large number of people involved in this study, I think these findings are really eye-opening. Laughter was more effective than medication in reducing cholesterol levels. By a lot. 26% compared to 3% improvement?! … Continue reading

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Bzzz. Smash! Bzzz. Ouch! Bzzz. Wap!

Do you ever have days where you feel like a bumblebee caught on one side of glass, banging yourself continuously in an effort to get through this invisible force field, when there’s a crack in the window just a foot … Continue reading

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And while we’re on the subject of driving…

I have a few choice words for a few of you, if you can read, and I highly doubt that, but it needs to be said anyway: If you drive a big-ass truck, you DO NOT qualify to park in … Continue reading

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Everything new is old again

My extra-busy work season ended Sunday at 5:45. It’s nice to have a nice marker like that, a ribbon tied across the track to launch, or in my case, stagger, through, panting, red-faced, and sweating, and if not victorious, at … Continue reading

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Please, Discipline your Elders

In which a 60-something’s behaviour astonishes me. Continue reading

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Buying my Zen

In which I rant about the disconnect between being and buying your ideals. Continue reading

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And the winner is…

In which the winner of the caption contest is announced. Continue reading

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Another moment of clarity

See why I will not be investing in a fancy flat screen computer monitor any time soon. Continue reading

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