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    Why I Write Humor

    I might have been ten years old when my father, an upstanding circuit court judge, handed me a giftwrapped copy of Damon Runyon’s Guys and Dolls. While this might have seemed like an odd choice of reading material for a ten-year-old girl, it suited me […]

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    Pets Really know How to Celebrate Holidays

    One lap around the house with my Shark 3X Capacity Vacuum proved that our family pets have perfected the art of holiday celebration. A vacuum tank stuffed with dog hair, catnip, and shredded tissue reminded me that my family has been hosting pet-friendly holidays for […]

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    Irish Pooka Fairy Strikes Again

    Last night my daughter and I were walking to our car after a St. Paddy’s Day cooking demonstration. A scrumptious dinner of corned beef, colcannon, and chocolate orange Guinness cake topped off the evening of Gaelic cuisine. As we hurried down a dark alley babbling […]

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    Better Parenting Through Polling

    Parents of a certain age no doubt remember Dr. Benjamin Spock. Virtually every nervous parent of the 60s consulted the good doctor’s best selling book, Baby and Child Care, for child-rearing advice. Conversely, humor writer Tim Jones tackles this formidable task with a slightly different […]

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    Hooray for Homegrown Humor

    I might have been ten years old when my father, an upstanding circuit court judge, handed me a gift wrapped copy of Damon Runyon’s Guys and Dolls. He had read these stories to me for years and now graced me with my own personal edition. While […]

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