The Last Enemy

Warning: The following post is presented without humor. Really. “The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” – J.K.Rowling, written on James and Lily Potter’s tombstone. I was first exposed to death at an early age. My great aunt Nelly had been in our lives forever, but her new husband George had not. When … Continue reading “The Last Enemy”

Smart-Assed Birds

My father in law had a problem. His neighbor in Las Vegas had a large dog he kept in the backyard, so there were the requisite water and food bowls. Unfortunately, that attracted several pigeons, who spent their days sitting on my father-in-law’s roof waiting for the dog to look away so they could swoop … Continue reading “Smart-Assed Birds”

Yes, A Funeral Can Be Funny

Ok, so funerals generally aren’t fun. That’s a given. Although, most wakes I’ve been to have involved hanging out in the back of the room, catching up with old friends and swapping funny stories about the deceased so we don’t feel quite so bad. Anyway, Mary and I went to a funeral for one of … Continue reading “Yes, A Funeral Can Be Funny”