Category Archives: Health

Fitness, sickness, and medical

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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The Pandemic Plague of 2020

I realize the name of this blog is “Humor Columnist;” however, some things are funny and some are not. So far I’ve avoided writing about the virus, but I’ve written a short piece about my personal experience with current events … Continue reading

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Living to be 100

Who wants to be 100? I’ve been doing some thinking this week about centenarians — people who live to be 100 or more. Often we associate old age with loss of health and vitality. Getting old is not for sissies. … Continue reading

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Girls Who Wear Glasses

I became a girl who wore glasses when I was just a little thing, about 7 years old, if my memory serves me correctly — and it’s possible that it doesn’t as that was a long time ago. I always … Continue reading

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How to Eat Healthy

While I hadn’t really noticed this before, I have lately begun to suspect that there is a vast conspiracy out there to make people fat. It seems I have been so busy watching the diet industry that I paid little … Continue reading

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Beowulf Was Here

Once again I received a reminder that I’m not as young as I used to be. This time it’s bursitis. It’s pitiful when you get so old that all you have to talk about is your aches and pains. So, … Continue reading

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The Germ Freak

Recently, while waiting in a doctor’s waiting room, I was forced by boredom to flip through one of those heath magazines written specifically for doctor’s waiting rooms. It somewhat reminded me of a high school health education class, with a … Continue reading

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Medicare Madness

I believe I have found the explanation for forgetfulness in our aging population. Medicare. Like most people, I didn’t give a flip about understanding Medicare and thought old people were just being senile by not understanding it. After all, it’s … Continue reading

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The Therapeutic Massage

I have seen massages on television, usually in comedy skits. The masseuses always look like sumo wrestlers and throw a towel across your bottom while they knead you like a hunk of dough and then beat you to a pulp … Continue reading

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Candy Is Dandy

Here it is, Christmas again and the whole world is turning into sugar and spice. For some reason, we don’t seem to be able to celebrate the holiday without filling ourselves with sweets. What is it about the Christmas season … Continue reading

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