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Category Archives: Humor

He Said/She Said: Another Year of the Dreaded DIY Disease

…tiny, fluffy little drifts of fiberglass insulation float in the air like fairies…

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Smart Phones, Wonder Bread, Crack Cocaine and Commie Plots

Smartphones are as ubiquitous these days as Wonder Bread was when I was growing up. Turns out they might be just as over rated when it comes to how helpful, or healthful, they actually are for keeping us all “connected”, especially for kids. But back to Wonder Bread for a moment for some context. Open …

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And the Award for Your Favorite Facebook Friend Goes to: Anyone But Me

These times are so challenging, who among us can really be our best selves? It seems impossible not to lose it now and then, use harsh language, spit venom. I realize that it is what we do when we feel defensive or threatened in some way, and what non-conservative/non-right wing Republican/non-Trump supporter hasn’t felt that …

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Italy the Second Time Around: Fish Heads, Juggling Joggers and a Near Death Experience

I am not an itinerant world traveler. Indeed, at the age of sixty, I have recently completed just my second trip overseas. Like the first trip three years ago, I primarily visited the country of Italy, with just a day trip into Slovenia, which it turns out, is pretty lovely and felt quite familiar, but …

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Random Questions: Food, Fat and the Space Time Continuum

  What does the nut in doughnut refer to? Why is there not a national chain of organic doughnut shops? Do healthy people not eat doughnuts? What is wrong with them?     Why would anyone drink coffee black when you can drink it with cream or half n half? Why does imported cherry syrup …

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Diets: Exorcising the Rear View

…whenever I try on clothes, I wish I had a swiveling head like an owl or that girl in The Exorcist.

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Living in The Country: Meet me Behind the Shop

I’m considering getting the old man a medic alert device. When he is out of my sight, there is no telling what he will get himself into. Today is a perfect example. Beautiful day. Warmest temperatures and bluest skies we’ve had this year. I’m in the kitchen peeling potatoes. He is tooling around on his …

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Self Improvement for Seniors: Living Dangerously

harness; helmet; gloves; and oh, first things first, your pad, My Lady. 

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In the Event of Nuclear War, I’ll Be at the Beach

I don’t know why it’s so hard to write witty little blog posts anymore. I mean geez, it’s not like any of those North Korean missiles Kim Jong Un is hurling at the Pacific can actually reach the west coast…yet. Of course I haven’t lost my sense of humor completely. My husband and I have …

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Thanks to Life in The Boomer Lane for this LOL Post

Those readers who are convinced that North Korean missiles are now, even as we speak, headed this way, have no need to continue reading this blog post. If you truly believe you have mere moments left, you certainly don’t want to spend them wallowing in Life in the Boomer Lane’s depleted mental universe. Please come …

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