Tag Archives: humor

Just Communication

A few years ago, my girlfriend’s friend told her that I was hitting on her. My girlfriend asked her what I did to make her feel that way, she said, “He asked me questions, and when I answered them he … Continue reading

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Random Act of Kindness

RAVE to the young man who helped me load 700 pounds of tile into my truck at Home Depot. He was outside waiting on something as I was slowly lifting heavy tile packages when he asked if he could help. I said sure, … Continue reading

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Gram Loves You. Please Call.’

My grandmother Ruth was like a secret agent. Before cellphones or the internet, she would covertly track her grandchildren. At 23, I moved to Mexico to work for a resort. I was, at last, on my own. One night, while … Continue reading

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Comedy Club

In this exercise, you look to your family not for love and understanding but for comedy material. Watch closely. The more atrocious your family’s behavior is, the funnier it can be in the retelling. Watch stand-up comics to see the … Continue reading

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Random Act of Kindness

RAVE to the woman who puts jigsaw puzzles in her Little Free Library! They’re such a joy to do, thanks for sharing yours! RAVE to kindness. Flying home from Oakland, California, a week ago, I was next to a pleasant seatmate with whom … Continue reading

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