Tag: Humor

Digital Marketing – No More Cookies!

As a long time fan of the Marketoonist and as a travel writer with an online presence, I am interested in all things digital and all things marketing. As mom to two young kids, I adore the Cookie Monster. But that’s not the type of cookie we are talking about here, are we?

We are talking about the small text files on your devices that … Read the rest

Put Something Silly in the World

Draw a crazy picture,
Write a nutty poem,
Sing a mumble-grumble song,
Whistle through your comb.
Do a loony-goony dance
‘Cross the kitchen floor,
Put something silly in the world
That ain’t been there before.

– Shel Silverstein

Kids don’t need to be reminded to do any of the above, it’s we who forget. The mundane gets in the way. I have not “put something … Read the rest

Three Funny Things. Okay, Maybe Just Two.

What is a pronoun?
It is a noun that has lost its amateur status.

These two lines cracked my 6 year old up. He was reading Calvin and Hobbes. When he narrated the joke to me, I was elbow deep in some mundane work and probably didn’t even crack a real smile. Uh-huh, I must have said. But later that night, as I was getting … Read the rest

P.G. Wodehouse’s Summer Lightning


I tried to take a break from writing. I couldn’t. So here I am, click-clacking at my keyboard in search of a story to tell.

So, why don’t I tell you something about the story I am reading right now? It’s Summer Lightning by P.G. Wodehouse.

Intrigued by the pig on the cover? That’s Empress, the prized sow of Lord Elmsworth. The story takes place … Read the rest