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lzuckerm's picture
I am delighted to share with you this beautifully orchestrated radio interview with Carey Shenkman on UCLA radio. Episode One: "All I wanted to do was to teach English" Episode Two: "English might not be a bad thing." Here's more about The Diplomat program.  For more...
sherrie-theriault's picture
July 20     Taking the Field       Humor is an illustration; a joke an explanation.  I learn far more from the smiles than the jeers.  Laughter carries me; an action, which tears can’t always accomplish.  It is hard to live with constant descent, but wit is a quick...
mara-buck's picture
     Today is penciled in as a day of accomplishment. Start the week with a positive attitude. Nothing can stop me. I’m the captain of my fate, the mistress of my soul, yada, yada, yada. Then it begins. The second driveway contractor whom I had spent almost...
mark-budman's picture
 Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to come up with a politically incorrect limerick that involves the typical conundrum of a technology project manager, presents a geography lesson and teaches ESL students the usage of the interrogative pronoun “what,”   Continue reading.
eva-schlesinger's picture
It never fails to amaze me. Whenever I think, “I don’t want to leave” or “I wish I could stay,” my train or plane connection is delayed. This happened recently. I was staying at the best B&B, having a great time with my warm, hospitable host. I wish I could stay longer, I thought. She dropped...
barbara-deshong's picture
Dateline: Streets of Mexico City in route to Hilton International Branch Headquarters "If you don't take life seriously, it's not worth living.  If you only take life seriously, it's not worth living." Or, Let Your Emotions Be Your Guide... The whole humiliating airport experience is the...
len-boswell's picture
I’ve seen a lot of strange characters on subways. Whether you’re riding the subway in New York, San Francisco, Washington, Atlanta, London, or Frankfurt, you are going to encounter people who flew by eccentric or crazy long ago. This morning in Atlanta was no exception. I was riding up the long...
charles-a-ray's picture
My fantasy humor novel, Angel on His Shoulder, which was originally published as an e-book at http://www.lebrary.com, is now available in paperback for those who like to hold books in their hand.  The link is http://www.amazon.com/Angel-His-Shoulder-Charles-Ray/dp/1453647805/.  Anyone who reads it...
earl-merkel's picture
In an age where self-awareness has become a kind of reverse cardinal virtue, Florence Foster Jenkins has become a hero of mine-- a forerunning Titan among the many who today populate our empty-celebrity world.  She believed she had a talent for singing... and, by God, she was gonna sing,...
will-durst's picture
Now let me get this straight. The World Cup is the most exciting sporting event on the face of the planet, right? OK, then. What's second place? The New England Spinsters Knitting Circle Seniors Tour? That would make Supermodels Filling In Crossword Puzzles With Leaky Ink Pens a close third....