Armchair Wit blog

with Roberta Sarver

August 14, 2018

This is the time of year when many of us meet new people. School teachers, classmates, even new employers appear on our radar.  So, how does a person greet them?  And how does one greet people he hasn’t seen in a long while?

Fear no longer; below is a handy guide t...

August 7, 2018

Ever wish you had a better memory? Here's how (with tongue in cheek)

August 7, 2018

View from the Empty Nest: a mom's-eye-view

August 3, 2018

It happened yesterday.  The raccoon raided our sweet corn patch during the night and ruined most of the ears I had planned to pick and freeze today. 

So, how do raccoons know the precise moment to demolish one’s garden? Do they take turns scouting it on reconnaissa...

July 30, 2018

While this post deviates from the usual humorous ones, I thought you might like to read something from ones who almost had "been there and done that."

Fresh in our memory is the tragedy of last week’s Ride the Ducks drownings. Seventeen people  expected a plea...

July 28, 2018

Want to teach your kids to read early? Read on!

July 24, 2018

Summer time seems to be the season for weddings.  Isn’t it fun to watch newlywed couples with eyelashes so long they fail to see the bumps in the road they will encounter when they try to communicate with each other?

One of the first will occur when they experience what...

July 17, 2018

Murphy—as in Murphy’s Law—has a personal interest in our family. He has gone many places with us, even on honeymoon several years ago.

It was the weekend of our nation’s bicentennial.  The person who was supposed to make honeymoon motel reservations before our wedding,...

July 10, 2018

This is the wedding season, and I thought you might like to read what an upscale wedding would look like through the eyes of a mountaineer who lived all his life in a mountain hollow (or “the holler"). 

Dear Nephew Cletus,

Well, I done it again, left the holler fer the s...

July 5, 2018

This bonus post doesn't quite fit into the humorous category, yet hopefully will spark a time of remembering our blessings and who passed them down to us.

This week, most of us will have celebrated the Fourth of July with family and friends. If I were a betting person,...

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