Category: Humor

Things I find humorous. Most of these are true events.

A Happy Easter

Postcard Story: A Happy Easter

My criteria for purchasing old postcards could be described loosely as follows. They should picture an interesting place or location. They should be personalized, that is, they should have a message written on them...

A Phone Play in 1 (Short) Act

Since buying a house we’ve been getting an insane number of telemarketing calls. This is due to a) the house purchase being a public record available to anyone who wants to look up the...

But there is…isn’t there?

While in a Starbucks in Seattle (the Starbucks in fact) I overheard this bit of a conversation between a man and woman as they were leaving. The man had opened the door and the...

Sunny Side Up

From a 2002 New Yorker article: “When people talk about the need to modernize the American air-traffic-control system, this is, in large part, what they are referring to. Whenever a plane takes off, the...

A Phone Play, Scene: My Office

Does anyone ever pay attention to the first 10 seconds of a phone conversation? Today’s phone drama gives weight to my theory that people do not. Me: This is david. Dude: Yeah, uh, Mr....