My mother began to receive hospice care a little over a week ago.
I'm Just Saying
It just goes to show that there’s someone for everybody.
It’s not that I place less importance on people than animals, but while I simply cannot dredge up a memory of someone I met or even knew quite well decades ago, I can somehow remember the animal in
If I didn’t have this farm, if I hadn’t led the life I’ve led, I would absolutely be embracing the new movement quietly sweeping through this country:
In all my years of watching the stand-up comedy of Jerry Seinfeld, beginning in 1984, I believe the best joke he ever wrote was a relatively recent one, reflecting on being a father:
It’s not unusual for me to receive a couple of requests each week for speaking engagements or to perform stand-up for charitable events.
I’m pretty sure I don’t owe any of them money, but evidently, I’ve got dead relatives hanging out all around my house.
So...did you feel the Edgefield, earthquake last week?
And the subsequent aftershocks?
And the huge thunderstorms that just rolled through?
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
We’ve pretty much all had this experience: You have a disagreeable encounter with someone who raises your hackles, and frustrated with your own lack of eloquence to explain your point, you turn on