The Funniest Joke of All Time

So have you heard the joke about the broom? It’s sweeping the nation. Okay, that’s a little lame. But who doesn’t love a good joke? A man once asked me, “What’s the funniest joke ever?” I had no idea. But here’s a good candidate: I was walking past the asylum and I heard the inmates…

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Welcome Sophia (click to comment)

I love kids. Especially other people’s kids, because they can feed ‘em and clean up after ‘em. Years ago after taking too much Tylenol I thought we should have some children of our own. So we did. They came one at a time, without manuals or mute buttons. But we loved them. About eight months…

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The Fruit of the Spirit is not Lemons (click to comment)

The Bible tells us that the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. The fruit of the spirit is not lemons. My son Jeff agrees. He loves to laugh. He can rarely complete a joke on his own. He has this contagious laugh that spills out of…

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Stop! (click to comment)

When I was growing up, the most miserable day of the week was Sunday. For one thing, Sunday spelled church, which I didn’t appreciate at the time. I used to climb a tall poplar tree about 9 o’clock each Sunday morning and hide behind the leaves, hoping my parents would forget they had a fifth…

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The Golden Age of Fixing (click to comment)

Sometimes my wife chucks stuff. Today I caught her sneaking two bags of my personal belongings into the trunk destined for the Sally Ann. Perfectly good stuff. Cassette tapes. A beautiful watch. It doesn’t tick, but it has golf club hands. Trousers that fit me nicely…back when I was in high school. I guess I’ll…

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