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Are You Kidding Me? · 4d ago

Erma Bombeck and Friends, You Inspired Me

We find inspiration in nature, yoga, TED Talks, pets, music, books, travel, and more. But for me, the greatest source of inspiration can be found at the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, the o...
Are You Kidding Me? · 4W ago

When Church People Knock

When you’re first married, on a typical weekend, you sleep until 10 a.m., wake up, make coffee, and go back to sleep. Imagine my surprise when my husband violated our ritual and decided to a...
Are You Kidding Me? · 1M ago

Get Your Funny On – Tommy T’s Fundraiser for Pleasanton Middle School

Come enjoy a night of laughter, “Get Your Funny On,” to benefit Pleasanton Middle School at Tommy T’s Comedy Club in Pleasanton on Tuesday, March 6 at 5104 Hopyard Rd. Doors open 6:30pm, sho...
Are You Kidding Me? · 2M ago

My Life’s Been Outsourced – Things I Can’t Do After 50

Over time, I realized things were changing, like my waistline and sleep cycle. In college, I could devour all the junk food I craved and then hangout with friends at a party until 4:00 am. N...
Are You Kidding Me? · 4M ago

Bad Mom: A Downsizing Christmas Story

Throughout the years, I’ve watched my parents’ attempts at downsizing Christmas. Fifty-two years ago, my mother festooned a real tree with sixty pounds of ornaments, tinsel, and twinkling li...
Are You Kidding Me? · 6M ago

Tommy T’s Fundraiser for Sandra J. Wing Foundation

Laugh Out Loud for Rita Come enjoy a night of laughter to benefit Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies at Tommy T’s Comedy Club in Pleasanton on October 24 at 5104 Hopyard Rd. Doors open at 6:30...
Are You Kidding Me? · 6M ago

Class Clown Versus Parent-Teacher Conference

Parent-teacher conferences are as unsettling as being attacked on a city street by a flock of geese overdosed on Ex-Lax. You hope you don’t get hit with something you weren’t expecting. When...
Are You Kidding Me? · 8M ago

Interviews with Stand Up Comedians

Last week I had an opportunity to do interviews with stand up comedians, Regina Stoops and Margaret Zhao. Both are veteran comedians who have been doing stand up comedy to the delight of aud...
Are You Kidding Me? · 9M ago

Reverse Bucket List of 5 Things I Will Not Do Before I Die

What’s a reverse bucket list? Well, everyone has a bucket list these days. It’s a list of all the things you want to accomplish before you die. We’ve all made long lists with stuff like zipl...
Are You Kidding Me? · 11M ago

Bachelorette Rachel – Contestants Raise Red Flags

The newest 2017 Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay debuts on ABC this Monday, May 22, and has 31 contestants to choose from. But her gentleman suitors raise more red flags than a Chinese military p...