Tag Archive | humor

OF FIG TREES AND PARAPLEGIC RABBITS


“HARVEY” Harvey came to live with us a few years ago, claiming his spot in the jungle of our back yard, with long ears peeking over a small azalea bush which refused to bloom, and giving Charlie something else to worry about in the garden. Harvey had an insouciant air about him which belied his […]

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?


The gardens are bursting into bloom and leaf with more rain in sight. The old song “Wishing Will Make It So” has proved once more that someone is listening. Small words are usually harder to define than long ones. I recently read that a group of lexicographers were revamping an obscure dictionary and found all […]

HOW DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN TWENTY YEARS?


While patiently waiting to deliver some of my precious blood at the hospital lab, I noticed a youngish woman watching me for a sign of recognition.  She soon came and sat beside me and asked if I were me, to which I replied that I thought I was.  She had been a student of mine […]