One of the things that tells me that I may be recovering from COVID-19 is that I’m able to once again go on walks before bed. I use a step counter watch, and while I’m not yet able to reach 15,000 steps — which was my average in February — in the last week, I’ve been able to walk an average of 8500 steps every day.
This may not be as healthy a habit as in February, but it sure does save me time.
(This humor blog is not prejudiced against old age. At 66 years of age, some would say that I’m just a few houses down the block from death’s door myself. I don’t have many years left to make old age jokes. So get over yourselves.)
Matilda is 102, and she has finally accepted the idea that computers are not just a fad like hula-hoops. Seventy-five-year-old Gertrude had finally convinced her friend Matilda to start using a computer (during her regular volunteer work at the nursing home) by showing her cute kitten videos on YouTube. Two days later, Gertrude’s phone rang. Continue reading
A few months ago, I was really challenged by clutter, and when I tried to face the piles of unfiled papers, I would run screaming. Finally, I gave myself the ultimately ultimate ultimatum. Until I at least clean up that pile of papers and junk in the corner, No More Chocolate!!!
So I worked on that pile for several days, organizing, filing, and throwing things out—which was the hardest part. That’s when I made the discovery. I found my piano.
I began playing the piano again, after years of neglect. And I’m obsessive. I practice for hours, determined to regain my former glory. It won’t be long before I’ve finally perfected my first masterpiece once again: Chop Sticks.
I’ll invite you all over when I’m ready. We’ll have a potluck, and after we’re relaxed, and I’m sure everyone is comfortable, I’ll play my piece. But don’t worry, I’ll let you all know when to applaud.
It’ll be great! I can’t wait!
Be sure to read Cougar’s longer, more serious humor:
(Blog with Jokes) Use the Applause Technique to Change Habits & Increase Self-Esteem
(Blog with Jokes) What’s So Special about the Heart Chakra