Posts Tagged humor


The Morning After The Night Before

When I was young, the headline above referred to waking up with a monstrous hangover. Today, it refers to being back in the world after a weekend of immersion in a spiritual retreat called the Eucharistic Convention. I feel sort of like a sponge whose every pore had been filled with water, and then squeezed […]

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Ear Goop and Humpy Crack Puppies

  The duty has fallen to me to put medical ear goop into the Crack Puppy’s left ear. This is necessary because she is a Maltese/Shih-Tzu cross. And “Shih-Tzu”, in English, means “American Express Platinum cards accepted here.” So in addition to giving her 3/4 of a phenobarbitone tablet morning and night, wrapped in cheese, […]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Chaos in Houston

  Back in the early Nineties, I was with a Houston P.R. firm charged with  generating publicity about their latest master-planned community. My boss decided to bring in a real-live Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle  to the grand opening of the new community center. At that time, hiring a real Ninja Turtle was only slightly harder […]

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Stupid, Evil Goat Heads

  I cannot tell you how much I hated goat heads. If you grew up in Norman, Oklahoma, you didn’t wear shoes during the summer. Every now and again, you’d step on those suckers. They’d stab you right in your heal, and bury the “horns” to the hilt. When you tried to rip them out, […]

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Dez Bryant Should Have Grown Up on Nebraska St

I still think Dez caught that ball in Green Bay. It was a great catch. But, to be honest, we made better catches on Nebraska Street when I was growing up in Norman in the sixties. Dez only had to deal with one short defensive back. Big deal. We had to contend with cars and […]

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The Big Lady With Purple Hair

Yesterday, I was shopping in our version of Walmart when I saw her. The first thing I noticed was her short, purple hair. Then the “circus tent” dress, her 350-pound bulk, and the painfully swollen feet that were somehow stuffed into brightly colored Crocs. I thought to myself, “I bet Mom would have loved this lady.”

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Top 10 Hogs Blogs For 2014!

  How can you choose which of your children are your favorites, because you love them all? Blogs are like that. But here are my Top 10 Hogs Blogs for 2014, in no particular order, except the first one, which probably was my favorite. 1. My Grampa’s Hat  Gramps looked especially cool when he was […]

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