Brain Drain #29

Brain Drain #29

  It has been too long since I’ve written any dribble for this humor site…and even longer since I’ve posted a “Brain Drain.” For those of you who are unfamiliar, “Brain Drain” is simply a post where I pull the plug on my cerebral cortex and empty out what has been a bug in my …

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Rejected Pop Tart Flavors

Rejected Pop Tart Flavors

  Since the release of the movie “Unfrosted” (on Netflix), the world has been abuzz with chatter about Pop Tarts. For good reason too. Everyone knows about them.  Everyone has scalded the roof of their mouth on them.  And everyone has a favorite flav–mine being strawberry. But not all Pop Tart’s have been a hit.  …

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Sleeping Large

Sleeping Large

I’m sleeping large. No joke. And odds are, you’re sleeping large too. I’m talking mattresses.  Thick.  Fat.  Mattresses. Mattresses that look to be getting thicker.  Thickerer.  THICKEREREST.     Mattress manufacturers seem to think–the bigger, the better.  But I’m not so sure. Are we sleeping more soundly on a mattress that rivals the depth of …

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MS M.O.

MS M.O.

  Yeah, that’s right.  Your MS M.O. Your “modus operandi.”  Your plan. What are you doing to fight back against your hiccup of multiple sclerosis? But let’s not limit it to just MS. Whether it be arthritis, diabetes, heart disease or any of a malady of ailments–you can’t just stand there & do nothing. You …

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See-Thru Pants

See-Thru Pants

  As the Major League Baseball season begins, so has another controversy. The brew-ha-ha began when Nike, the official uniforn & footwear supplier to the MLB, unveiled a new uniform design.  This new line was performance-based; thinner, lighter-weight, allowing better air circulation.  And the change was much needed as players have been routinely grabbing and …

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Would You Rather

Would You Rather

  Life is about choices. And where you are in life absolutely dictates the choices you make.  That’s certainly true when you throw multiple sclerosis into the mix.  What you may have chosen early on could differ greatly from what you prefer at this time. To find out where you are, My Odd Sock has …

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Joke Dumpster Blog Post

Joke Dumpster Blog Post

  Yeah that’s right. It’s a Joke Dumpster Blog Post. A misfit collection of jokes & thoughts–some I have–and some I haven’t got around to posting elsewhere. Call it an early spring cleaning of my writing  journal. Enjoy!…   SENSEI SHOPPING Police in Washington state say a man wielding a samurai sword & threatening to …

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F & O

F & O

  It gets to ya.  Building, building, building.  More & more. Till you are at your wits end. F & O.  Frustrated and Overwhelmed. I’m there.  Often. And, as I age, that once comfortable ledge has become more & more narrow.   The strangest things get me F & O’d.  Opening a bag of chips.  …

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Time Warp

Time Warp

  Whoa, we just celebrated the New Year but is this really 2024? Or did we somehow enter a time warp vortex and are back in the 1990’s…when ‘Seinfeld’ was the most watched TV show…the Yugo was the most joked about automobile…and Hooters was a popular, eye-popping restaurant? Today, ‘Seinfeld’ still hangs around in reruns.  …

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More Things

More Things

  I am sure you have seen this list of often heard gaffs…things not to say to someone with Multiple Sclerosis. You have probably heard a few yourself first-hand. These swallowable snippets are oft-uttered by someone trying to relate.  To make conversation.  And fail miserably. Hey it happens.  We’re humans.  We just don’t know when …

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