Category Archives: Humour

A Husband’s Thoughts on Quilters and Quilting

I’m not sure whether, some time ago, I posted this here or on another of my blogs. Even if it happens to be a repeat, it is well worth reading again – and laughing! Lots of laughing! This is a speech given at a conference on quilting (Quilt Canada 2010) by Allan Fradsham, a criminal …

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Chipmunk

We have more chipmunks around this year than last. They are so cute and we love seeing them. They scurry so quickly it’s hard to get a photo of them that isn’t a blur. I managed 2 yesterday. Here’s an old “chipmunk” joke. Warning! It’s a real groaner! One day while driving home from his …

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Being “Green”

Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the much older lady that she should bring her own grocery bags, because plastic bags are not good for the environment. The woman apologized to the young girl and explained, “We didn’t have this ‘green thing’ back in my earlier days.” The young clerk responded, “That’s …

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Throwback Thursdays – Humour

 Questions and Answers from the Retired Question: How many days in a week? Answer:  6 Saturdays, 1 Sunday. Question: When is a retiree’s bedtime? Answer: Three hours after he falls asleep on the couch. Question: How many retirees to change a light  bulb? Answer:  Only one, but it might take all day. Question:  What’s the biggest gripe of …

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Throwback Thursdays – Humour

In the days before blogs became so popular, I sent out a monthly newsletter to subscribers. To enable ease of use and lots of photos, I set them up on hidden pages of my website and gave subscribers the link each month. I am beginning to go through them again and thought it would be …

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A Husband’s Thoughts on Quilters and Quilting

  This is a speech given at a conference on quilting (Quilt Canada 2010) by Allan Fradsham, a criminal court judge in Calgary, Alberta, where the conference was held. All quilters will enjoy this, smile, laugh, and nod their heads all the way through! Enjoy! “When, some years ago, Gloria told me that she was …

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Throwback Thursdays – Humour

Although the first blog came about in January 1994, they didn’t become commonplace until much later. In 2001, when I started pattern designing and Maria Michaels Designs, newsletters were more popular. The idea of Throwback Thursdays has become popular, so on most Thursdays, if not all, I will post something from my early newsletters. We’ll start with …

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It’s All in How You Say It!

 ARBITRATOR:  A cook that leaves Arby’s to work at MacDonald’s. BERNADETTE:  The act of torching a mortgage. AVOIDABLE:  What a bullfighter tries to do. BURGLARIZE:  What a crook sees with. COUNTERFITTERS:  Workers who put together kitchen cabinets. ECLIPSE:  What a British barber does for a living. HEROES:  What a guy in a boat does. MISTY:  …

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Quotations from “Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul”

From “Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul” by Jack Canfield. If your baby is “beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time” . . . you’re the grandma. If I’d have known that grandchildren were going to be so much fun, I’d have had …

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Will the real animal please stand up?

This photo was taken last month. Can you tell which the real animal is? They are already standing so the quote from an old game show doesn’t quite work. The fawn was a gift for a special birthday girl. Her cat obviously decided to align itself with its fellow creature and not the humans filling …

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