Oh no, it’s New Year’s Eve! Again.

Dec 28

Oh no, it’s New Year’s Eve! Again.

Sometimes I think that New Year’s Eve should be abolished. You know all the reasons to hate that night so let’s not dwell on it: too many expectations, too many drunks, too much money! The thing is, no matter what you do, you wonder if you should have done something else. If you go all out and attend a fancy do, you think you should have just stayed home...

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True or False

Dec 23

True or False

It’s Christmas Eve and we need a heartwarming story. Although I write a humor blog these days and live in New York City, I once was an elementary school teacher in a rural area. This is one of my best memories from those days. It’s not funny or irreverent, as these posts tend to be, but maybe it helps explain why I’m Not Bitter . . Sometimes you...

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Earth To Willard Scott

Dec 15

Earth To Willard Scott

I know you’re out there, Willard, I can hear you blowing out candles. Willard Scott is the guy on The Today Show who’s become a minor celebrity by showcasing people who are celebrating their 100-year birthdays. And believe it or not, there are 100,000 folks in the US alone who have reached that ripe old age. But personally, I don’t think that this...

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I’m Not Ready For Christmas

Dec 07

I’m Not Ready For Christmas

It’s December 7 as I post this, but I can safely say that whenever you read it, I’m still not ready. Wasn’t it just summer when I was worrying about buying a bathing suit? Wasn’t it just Halloween and I was passing out packets of hyperactivity-producing goodies to cute little gremlins who seemed shocked when asked whether they wanted a trick...

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