Seriously. So bad. It started in my car. Yesterday I took Tayla to school. When I unlocked the car and opened the door, I was about knocked on my ass. The stench of rotten eggs wafted out. “Where is that coming from?” Tayla asked. “I don’t know. Dad probably farted, then slammed the door shutContinue reading “I’m Sorry, I Stink”
Category Archives: Comedy & Improv
Acme’s Funniest Person Contest
Many of you know that last night I participated in Acme’s Funniest Person in the Twin Cities Contest. This is my third year entering and I’ve got to say, I LOVE it. I love Acme. I love the stage, the people, the crowd, the atmosphere… The headlining comedian last night said that being on theContinue reading “Acme’s Funniest Person Contest”
via Daily Prompt: Nervous It’s time. Not to let go per se, or even move on… it’s just time to get back into what I was doing before Noah, before Natalie. Specifically, it’s time for me to get back into comedy. I did my one stand up act at Acme in June and haven’t beenContinue reading “It’s Time”
Daily Quote * Wednesday
“Things don’t happen. Things are made to happen.” -John F Kennedy I read this quote two days ago when it came in an email along with the lunch menu and after school activities in the Metcalf Jr High newsletter. I’d not heard it before and it’s really got me thinking… About the ludicrousness of coincidenceContinue reading “Daily Quote * Wednesday”
Daily Prompt: Pretend
via Daily Prompt: Pretend Today I was a nurse. Well, someone thought I was a nurse. I was at an Asian restaurant tonight, grabbing some lemon chicken. At the register, the cashier asked me how my night was. “Fine” I replied. “Do you have any plans for the rest of the night?” “Oh, um… I’m going toContinue reading “Daily Prompt: Pretend”
A Boy and His Dog, A Girl and Her Cat
As many of you know, we have two cats… two and a half if you take into consideration Bert’s enormous size. They’re great cats and Bert especially, is attached to his human -Tayla. It was all well and good until dun-dun-dun… I volunteered to take Deano, my parents’ teeny, tiny, dachshund. We were all excited.Continue reading “A Boy and His Dog, A Girl and Her Cat”
Am I a Masochist?
I’m really starting to wonder… Masochist: noun 1. Psychiatry. a person who has masochism, the condition in which sexual or other gratification depends on one’s suffering physical pain or humiliation. 2. a person who is gratified by pain, degradation, etc., that is self-imposed or imposed by others. 3. a person who finds pleasure in self-denial, submissiveness, etc. I’mContinue reading “Am I a Masochist?”
Lights, Camera, Acme!
I did it. Back in late April or early May, I entered Acme Comedy Company’s annual Funniest Person in the Twin Cities contest. My original performance date was scheduled for June 5th but with Natalie passing on the 19th of May… there was no way I was going to be ready. I emailed Acme andContinue reading “Lights, Camera, Acme!”