Category Archives: humor every day

Failing To Protect My Friend.

My friend Shloyma who was the groom and his best man Chaim were sitting together at the table, playing poker in a small room at the back of the newly renovated synagogue where the ceremony had to take place. Their … Continue reading

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Special Farewell Dinner.

I was invited to a special farewell dinner party in honor of my two very dedicated retiring colleagues Dr. Gordon Jackson and Stefan Koppany who after thirty-five years of civil service each of them gave to teaching, research and administrative … Continue reading

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Teaching ESL.

My ESL classes very enjoyable to me as a Second and Foreign Language teacher who studied four foreign languages myself, in addition to my two natives, and for a variety of the students who attend my classes. This was a … Continue reading

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Imperfect Fishing.

As usually early Saturday morning Josh and I went fishing in the Monterey Bay. After fishing for eight hours without a single nibble, Josh a very¬†experienced fisherman said, “We all know the saying – give a man a fish, he … Continue reading

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Toys For The World Today.

Being with my friend Neal and his two young children in a toy store, as an educator I skeptically examined a new educational toy as it was advertised on the counter “Our Newest Toys.” “Isn’t it rather complicated for a … Continue reading

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Depositing Check At Chase Branch.

It was the first mild day in Kirkland, Washington after some unusual and really cold spell lasting two weeks at this time of the year which is fall in the Northwest. I came to the Chase Branch in Totem Lake … Continue reading

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Street Accident.

I was walking a busy street downtown Kirkland minding my own business, when a car skidded to an abrupt stop. Someone behind me screamed, “Look at that awful sight splatted all over the inside of the windshield!” As I approached … Continue reading

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Giving Dirty Looks.

Two weeks ago, late in the evening I decided to pick up some produce at a recently opened in our neighborhood very popular small store always packed with customers. Uncertain that it would still be open, I called the store. … Continue reading

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Getting Money To Buy Souvenirs.

As we browsed in the popular for tourists’ gift shop in Monterey, my son Alex who was eleven and daughter Irene who was eight, asked me to buy nearly everything they saw. I tried to discourage them. I kept repeating, … Continue reading

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Getting Shopping Cart.

As I entered the neighborhood Safeway supermarket in Kirkland, not far from where I live, I noticed there were only two shopping carts available, and they were jammed together so tightly they looked like one cart. I saw a man … Continue reading

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