If Marines can have a sense of humor, so can you and I

Who knew what a marvelous sense of humor the military has? I learned about it at a “friend’s house last night after homemade sushi. Sushi chef Eric is a Major in the Marines, a helicopter pilot. He just returned a week ago from his second “tour” of Iraq. He presented us with a flag and a medal that he flew over the…

Would you like cheese with that whine?

This is one of my mother’s favorite quotes. When she’s feeling neutral and detached, she can make light of what is troubling me. (And you can guess what she’s like when not feeling neutral and detached!) So my two points here right up front are that 1) staying neutral and detached allows humor to be a healing and helpful antidote and 2)…