Waiting for The Go

Tee’s Review:   Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines, grab a box of your favored adult diapers, and head now to Alaska, Mississippi, or Idaho where anyone over 16 can get a vaccine right now. )(–)(–)( One chilly, late-winter afternoon, Cheryl drove to the park to meet her good friend Evelyn. …

Continue reading

Ground Control to Major Mom

Michelle’s Review:  This week’s blog really conveyed the frustration of learning the new-fangled workings of a new car.” >><< We recently purchased a space ship.  I had it shipped from New Jersey and we ran over to the Lowe’s parking lot on Smokey Park Highway to receive it off the…

Continue reading

Skilled Nonproductivity

I wanted to title this story The Fine Art of Doing Nothing, but I realized that even if I’m sitting and staring at a wall, I’m doing something.  Is nothing even a definable word when paired with doing?  Ah, my good friends at Merriam-Webster were able to fill this void…

Continue reading

The Three of February

Robert’s review: Good things come in threes they say, and this month has been no exception.  So, enjoy this wonderful review of February and I will try to think what the other two good things were. >< February has been a cold month here at the Hobbit House, despite those…

Continue reading

Happiness in a Word

Shelley’s Review:  Cheryl’s writing is so extra!  She’s so often on periodt (not to be confused with on her period).  This particular post was fire.  No cap!  If I knew she wasn’t so lowkey, I would accuse her of trying to flex.  My favorite word is trousers. I love playing…

Continue reading

Opens In Front

Gina’s Review:  All women can relate to this dreaded examination, so if any men have trouble showing empathy, they can put their finger in the freezer and then close the door. Ok, that wasn’t funny, so I am even more appreciative to Cheryl for sharing this good-humored story! I got “the…

Continue reading

Sawdust, Dog Hair & Hot Air

Robert’s review: The one thing I want to say about this funny story is…Ah, Ah, Ah, Chooooow! Now what was I going to say? ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: I sneezed six times in a row this morning.  My sneezes are epically loud, known to set off seismic-measuring devices and claims of heart attacks. …

Continue reading

COVID Cramps

Maurice’s Review:  I can really relate to this because my YMCA membership ended a few months ago, and I needed to stay active too. So far mouse moving, key clicking, and beer pint lifts have kept me tuned up. I’ve got five new pounds to prove it. ######################################### I’m not…

Continue reading

Women Rule!

Anne’s Review:  Wow.  Love this one—hard to believe we haven’t come further in 700 years!  Women are the N@$?!&s of the world, as John Lennon famously said. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ From The Feminist Quarterly, January 2021 I like to read.  I speak a little Spanish, so I enjoy reading books in Spanish….

Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake

Tee’s Review: I would come over to your back porch ANYTIME to eat your baked goods! ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]][[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ We’ve been eating like royalty since the pandemic started.  That is, if royalty was into vegetarian pad thai, homemade bread, anything that can be made with tomatoes, is complicated or takes a long…

Continue reading