Family Interactions

Family Interactions – Humorous Ones

 

While I sat in the reception area of my doctor’s office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. As she went to the receptionist’s desk, the man sat there, alone and silent. Just as I was thinking I should make small talk with him, a little boy slipped off his mother’s lap and walked over to the wheelchair. Placing his hand on the man’s, he said, “I know how you feel. My Mom makes me ride in the stroller too.”  (more…)

The Senility Prayer

 

THE SENILITY PRAYER:

God grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones that I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

Now that I’m ‘older (but refuse to grow up), here’s what I’ve discovered:

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Famous Figures of Speech

(Winston Churchill loved them; figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected; frequently humorous.

1. Where there’s a will, I want to be in it.

2. The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it’s still on my list.

3. Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

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Phrases Of Wisdom

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

 

Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you a mechanic.

 

Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity. (more…)

It’s Not Easy Being A Court Reporter

IT CAN BE HARD KEEPING A STRAIGHT FACE AS A COURT REPORTER

These are from a book called Disorder in the American Courts, and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and now published by court reporters who had the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place.

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