The Bounced Cheque

Dear Sir:

I am writing to thank you for bouncing my check with which I endeavored to pay my plumber last month.

By my calculations, three ‘nanoseconds’ must have elapsed between his presenting the check and the arrival in my account of the funds needed to honor it. I refer, of course, to the […]

Politically Correct Seasons Greetings

Please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, politically correct, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, celebration of the summer/winter solstice holiday, practised within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasions and/or […]

New Year’s Resolutions you can Keep

Are you sick of making the same resolutions year after year that you never keep? Why not promise to do something you can actually accomplish? Here are some resolutions that you can use as a starting point:

1. I want to gain weight. Put on at least 30 pounds.

2. Stop exercising. Waste […]

Mary’s New Year Letter

Yikes! What a year! Joseph forgot to make reservations at the Bethlehem Inn. (His carpentry projects aren’t the only thing made out of wood!) So they stick us in this stable full of stale hay and stinking animals and guess what?

I go right into labour! "No problem," my obstetrician said, "make the trip."