Category Archives: humor

Entry 754: Please Be Seated

When I began this blog back in 2011, it was about becoming a homeowner for the first time in my late fifties (hence the name, “The Upsizers”). If you were reading back then, you would have quickly realized that I … Continue reading

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Entry 753: The No Tipping Point

My wife Barbara recently dined at a restaurant called Blue Hill. It’s not the type of place she’d usually go to, at least not with me, because she knows how I feel about foo foo food. If you’re a regular … Continue reading

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Entry 752: Prenatal Nuts

As regular readers know, my daughter Casey is pregnant. My wife Barbara and I will welcome a granddaughter into our lives on May 25th, if Barbara and Casey don’t kill each other first. You see, there have been some disagreements. … Continue reading

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Entry 750: Did Anyone Hear the Cosmic Rooster?

Hey there, boys and girls, it’s Mr. Sciencemoron, back again with big news from the world of astronomy. Scientists have found radio signals from very far away that either suggest the universe formed about 180 million years after the big … Continue reading

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Entry 749: Modern Maternity

Regular readers of this blog know that our daughter Casey is pregnant. She is also a millennial, and millennials have ideas about parenting that are in conflict with past generations–all past generations. It’s a wonder there are any millennials, what with … Continue reading

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Entry 748: Adventures With My Mother, Part II

In my previous post, I invited you to join me on an action-packed visit with my 90-year-old mother. I urge you to read that first so you’ll get all the jokes in this post. We now pick up the adventure as … Continue reading

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Entry 747: Adventures With My Mother, Part I

Mark’s Note: You may think that this post and the next tastelessly make fun of the elderly and dementia-ridden, and perhaps you’re right. But my mother knows her mind is gone, and she would like to be permitted to die, … Continue reading

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