Category Archives: Humor

DEAR OCEAN, I LOVE YOU (BUT YOU SCARE ME)

With feet sunk deep in wet Coquina sand…skin and hair caressed by warm zephyrs, memories of the ocean beckon me to awaken them once more. The ocean is a vast, beautiful, fearsome, sometimes violent and forever awesome thing. I am always enthralled by underwater images captured on film or video. The cornucopia of creatures and …

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CALLING AMTRAK CENTRAL…..CAR #9711 HAS A PROBLEM

This is the ending part of a greater story which I will add to soon. To my Miamafam friends, the Daly’s….stay tuned. More is coming R-I-N-N-N-N-G! R-I-N-N-N-N-G! December 30 2013 our hotel room phone jarred us awake at 1 am. After a wonderful Christmas in Rochester, NY seeing our kids and grandkids, we were ready …

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ODE TO THANKSGIVIKKUH

In case you missed Thanksgivikkuh you can make amends by reciting this poem. Thanksgivikkuh, O Thanksgivikkuh!…..won’t you please forgivikkuh? Forgive us all for not even knowing…..we had no clue of your coming nor your going The last time you came was in 1889…..with no one to alert us, you never came to mind Thanksgiving joined …

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My Big Fat Italian-American Holidays!

Oh how I remember the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays in our 2-bedroom walk-up apartment in Ozone Park, NY in the 1950’s and 60’s. Mom and Dad bought mega amounts of food for a huge family dinner and somehow made it all fit in a small white Shelvadore refrigerator. Dad, affectionately called “The Mayor”, called his …

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Crickets in My Underwear!!

Aha…..I knew that title would capture your attention. But there is some truth in it. To keep my bras from falling apart too soon from the washer/dryer, I air dry them by hanging them by the straps on the handles of the fold up doors that enclose the washer and dryer in our apartment. After …

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