Let’s get laughing, why don’t we?

January 23, 2017

laughingIf you’re a friend of mine and especially a man, the next time I see you I would just love for you to do this. Just sayin’. I’ll let you imagine me laughing.


Laughing yet?

Things have been way too serious these past months, so I thought it might be fun to take a laughter break. A little ridiculosity, like the squirrel and text above, a little rueful smiling, some self-recognition and maybe even a belly laugh.  Yes, I made up the word, ridiculosity.

housework This is SO me. Is it you, too? Or are you more responsible?

laughingHave you ever had one of these texts-gone-wrong? We want to hear about it!

“Carol Ann!” I remember this well. And my husband does it, too. To me. When he is pissed, but not too pissed.

laughingYeah, this hasn’t happened to me. Yet.

I’m really not big on the selfie as I think I’m already too self-absorbed. And so are cats. And much of Facebook.

I think she has a good point, don’t you? This sort of reminds me of something I said to a BFF last month:  “You’ll have to tell me how you do that, talk out of both sides of your mouth at the same time, because my mouth just won’t do that…”  She laughed, because she knows it’s true. She argues both sides of any issue pretty well because she is sharp as a tack.

Yes, you know who you are, BFF.  And by the way, isn’t it great to have a friend you can say things like that to? And she says things like that back to me. I love having writers as friends.



Legal in California! And in a year, legal for recreational use, too!  Sooo happy!

And there’s this:

Oh yes, I remember. I never played it safe. Still don’t, not really. I’m drawn to “sorry.”

laughingI so get this. I’ve never used a Swiffer. Actually, I don’t even know where our vacuum cleaner is. Or how to use it.


Must admit, some things bother me, but I’m learning to let fewer things get to me.


I can’t tell you the number of times my husband has said this to me. And yet, I persist. Sometimes.


If I were honest (yes, which I am, to a fault) I would have to admit to asking my therapist why we couldn’t just have relationships in fantasy. But that was years ago.

The relationship I have now is the one many women fantasize about. It includes a whole lot of laughter, too.

So did something funny happen to you recently? Or did you see something funny? Share the laughter, below.


26 comments on “Let’s get laughing, why don’t we?
  1. Andrea says:

    That’s actually pretty funny (except for the marijuana thing) – i’ve been told that i don’t laugh enough

  2. Thanks for this post! I thoroughly enjoyed it. We need a little levity right about now.

  3. Thank gawd for laughter. It’s balm for the soul–not to mention all the health benefits it confers. And there’s just nothing like sharing a good belly laugh with friends, getting the giggles at certain inappropriate times, or laughing so hard you cry. And these days, it helps keep us sane (and there’s no shortage of ridiculosity to laugh at). Fun post!

  4. Thank you. Make my day x) 😀

  5. Diane says:

    Laughter gets me through. I’m fortunately married to a man who makes me laugh. Intentionally. That’s important. 😉

  6. Haralee says:

    I love these pictures! My cats are self absorbed and they make me humble and make me laugh.

  7. Ellen Dolgen says:

    This is hilarious…………….I sent a text to my daughter once that said, “Call me when you have a sec.” Autocorrect changed it to, “Call me when you have sex.”

  8. You have to laugh now and then to keep your sanity! Some of us need to laugh more than others lol!

  9. What a great way to begin the week on a positive note! This post definitely made me laugh!

  10. These texts are hysterical. I am not a fan of auto correct. It’s embarrassed me too many times.
    Laughter is desperately needed these days. I’m burnew out on seriousness.

  11. Beth says:

    I don’t know which was funnier but they all ave me a much needed giggle.

  12. This is so freaking hilarious. Oh My God!! You are spot on the imaginary men. They are so less work and so much fun than real ones. Loved the post. Going to share this post with my GFs.

  13. Krysten says:

    I really needed that laughing break! Things have been serious for me too and sometimes I just forget to laugh or take things lightly.

  14. amer says:

    Hahahahaha! I needed these today. Laughter is indeed the best medicine. LOL Lots of love! Hahaha!

  15. I just came back from a cocktail hour with 3 girlfriends and we laughed until we peed. Laughter is much needed right now.

  16. Elizabeth O. says:

    This post is awesomely hilarious! I needed a good laugh today so thanks for bringing this one to the table. Everything’s been nothing but serious and it would be nice to read something like this.

  17. OMG, those text messages are a riot! I’ve been laughing since the beginning of this post! Hahahaha!

  18. Tyler says:

    Hahahaha I love these. The too-faced one is so cold haha. Thanks for sharing this made me laugh!



  19. Kelly Reci says:

    HAHA this made my day! i wouldnt mind to read more and more of this everyday! thanks for sharing the fun!

  20. KATJA says:

    Hear hear sister. The world is a dark place and if we can’t laugh about it, we’ll end up crying and you know what? I’d much rather laugh my way to the end. ????
    Katja xxx

  21. mira pstr says:

    Thank you for those posts it is to funny , it made my day 😀

  22. Thanks for making me laugh! Thank you so much for linking at #overthemoon! I look forward to seeing what you share every week. Please come back for #WonderfulWednesday or #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Don’t forget to comment your link #’s so I can be sure to visit and you get a chance to be featured! Pinned and shared.

  23. Jennifer says:

    Thank you for the laugh. I really needed that!

  24. You just put a smile on my face this evening, I love the fact that some are clearly set up 🙂 but who cares,. I laughed and you rock 🙂

  25. aziel morte says:

    Wow! So glad that you share this with us, I enjoy this so much and this is so fun

  26. Carol, I needed this one! Thank you for knowing. 🙂


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