Armchair Wit blog

with Roberta Sarver

June 19, 2018

Friday and Saturday of last week were experiences that would have tested the mettle of Mother Teresa:  I was asked to drive several ladies to city-wide yard sales. 

You wouldn't think it would take six hours each day to cover them.  We’re talking about TWO days her...

June 12, 2018

A wise person once observed that fatherhood is a condition which men must endure without benefit of anesthesia.

In celebrating Father’s Day this week, let’s recall some of those words which make dads either shudder or develop nervous tics.

“Dad, the toilet overflowed aga...

June 5, 2018

For those who have just witnessed a graduation ceremony, you probably entertained lofty, noble thoughts while the speaker challenged the graduates to “go out and be a world-changer.”  You watched proud parents take almost as many pictures as they did when their childre...

May 31, 2018

It happens to everyone who applies for the job of motherhood: eventually you’re not needed. When holding that tiny bundle in your arms at birth, thoughts of letting go someday are furthest from your mind. You think instead, “This helpless little guy needs someone to ta...

May 24, 2018

It takes a strong person to survive motherhood. Just ask any woman who has lived to tell about it. And if you doubt that statement, try juggling flaming chainsaws, because that’s the skill level a mom needs, to do the many things on her job description.

And so, it is wi...

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