Karin and I have been married 38 years today! To celebrate, I’m releasing free copies of my humor book, Potholes on Memory Lane, tales of midlife madness. Here’s the link, it’s free through June 24, 2020, https://bit.ly/RobbzHumor . This is a collection of 30+ brief stories about the mid-life madness of the Lightfoot family, including […]
Welcome to the landing page of the “Or So It Seems” humor and mysteries series. These are funny, family-friendly stories about weird people doing stupid things. Or, maybe stupid people doing weird things. Or, maybe it’s both. Our motto is clipped from the Spy Museum, and its: “Not everything is as it appears.” Boy, is […]
This was the debut column “back in the day.” The series has spun off several variations, including “ThinkingFunny.com,” and “TheLandOfBadIdeas.com.” Now, orsoitseems.com is the home of long-form humor/mysteries.
…. (excerpt) So it’s entirely possible that she sees “The List” and grasps its significance in just the same way that she understands the sound of food rattling into her bowl or the sight of my wife pulling on running shoes before a walk.
I ponder, and Lucy comes over. Big brown eyes look deeply into mine, and she puts her Anatolian-Shepherd head on my knee. Maybe she’s been reading my mind. It’s been a tough year, and I’m wondering just how generous I can afford to be. Most of the kids are out of the house, so the fussing volume has subsided. I can stop and reflect on the economics of gift-giving. Maybe I can dial it back a bit, but then there’s this dog and its sustained stare…..
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