Category Archives: Health

Fitness, sickness, and medical

Raleigh? Really?

“Raleigh is one of the country’s smartest cities,” exclaimed my honey, reading from the computer. “They are one of the four cities in the U.S. with the most educated people,” he continued. “It says so right here in the Yahoo … Continue reading

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Take Two Aspirin and Call Me

I heard the other day that a new use had been found for aspirin. Aspirin has been found to do just about anything you can think of, so I cannot imagine what else could be attributed to it other than … Continue reading

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Eyeing the Eye Doctor

Once a year I go through the nuisance of going to the eye doctor. Oh, the aggravation of it all, not to mention those awful drops that dilate your pupils and make everything fuzzy for hours. My appointment is always … Continue reading

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The Hospital Experience

Yes, even surgery is something to laugh about after you know you are okay.  I always figured I would end up on the orthopedic surgeon’s operating table sooner or later, but I thought it would be for a knee replacement, … Continue reading

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Fleeing the Flu

Photo by CDC on Unsplash Are you as tired of hearing about seasonal flu shots as I am? All right already, enough is enough. For some reason, everyone seems to be concerned about getting flu shots. We have flu every … Continue reading

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Afflicted by Arthur

I used to think my mother-in-law was crazy when she talked about her friend, Arthur. But I was young and that was before I met him for myself.  Arthur is quite the character. He loves to play pranks. He thinks … Continue reading

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False Teeth Fiasco

For those whose natural teeth have received a rejection slip from the tooth fairy, plastic choppers are somewhat better than the alternative of being a toothless old geezer. The thrill of being able to flash beautiful, white, plastic, pearly teeth … Continue reading

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The Wart Has Got To Go!

You’ve seen pictures of old women with warts on their nose. Soon that may be me. I have this nasty wart on my leg. I’ve tried to ignore it, but it will not go away. I’ve tolerated it about as … Continue reading

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A New Place

Everyone has been to a new place, a college campus, a large mall, or a large building where you didn’t know your way around or how to get to where you want to be. I knew how to get to … Continue reading

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Application to be a Senior Citizen

NAME: Grumpy Ol’Phart ADDRESS: None of your business. Can’t be too careful these days. Someone is always trying to take advantage of old people. You can’t have my social security number or bank account number either. SEX: Of course, who … Continue reading

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