Author Archives: Sheila Moss

About Sheila Moss

My stories are about daily life and the funny things that happen to all of us. My columns have been published in numerous newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and websites.

Cooking Up a New Stove

My daughter called me at work: “I think you are getting that new stove for the kitchen. I turned on a burner and sparks shot halfway across the room. It was like the Fourth of July.” “Did it burn the … Continue reading

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Clothes Gone Crazy

The floor of my closet is littered with shoes. Not the shoes I wear, those are on the shoe rack, but other shoes. I’m embarrassed to say how many, but let’s just say a lot. Why do I have so … Continue reading

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The Pizza Laureate

I won a free pizza from Papa John’s Million Pizza Giveaway. I always knew I was one in a million and this proves it. I received an email yesterday with the big news. “Your name was randomly selected as one … Continue reading

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The Fungus Among Us

It seems that human-kind is afflicted with a variety of minor ailments, pimples, warts, moles, sties, fever blisters, athlete’s foot and toenail fungus, to name a few. I seem to be destined to have them all at one time or … Continue reading

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Snowed In

The weather people promised us 5 to 6 inches of snow. It wasn’t as if we didn’t know. But we so seldom get snow that we don’t really believe until we see it falling from the sky. Along with snow, … Continue reading

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Could That Be Snow?

“Severe weather warning” barked the TV. Beep, beep, beep, the weather warning rolled across the bottom of the screen, four to six inches of snow. I ignored it. That’s what they said last time. Nothing happened – nada. In the … Continue reading

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From Your Valentine

Why is it that we take everything that is good and try our best to turn it into something that is marketable? Take Valentine’s Day for instance. Somehow, just saying, “I love you” isn’t enough any more. All of the … Continue reading

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The Uncouth Tooth

I don’t know what it is with me and tooth problems lately. I’ve made about six trips to the dentist office in the last few weeks. I spend more time there than the dentist does. Pretty soon I am going … Continue reading

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Severe Winter Weather Bulletin

As Issued by The National Weather Service … LIGHT SNOW TODAY THEN AN ARCTIC BLAST LATE TONIGHT… AN ARTIC BLAST IS SIMILAR TO SONIC BLAST BUT DOES NOT COME IN FOUR FLAVORS… GET YOUR MAGNIFYING GLASS READY TO LOOK FOR … Continue reading

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Without a Leg to Stand On

Hospitals, I hate ’em. I was an unwilling victim who held off as long as possible. But, my knees were giving out fast. My doctor had advised me years ago that I needed a knee replacement surgery. But as long … Continue reading

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