For example

I May or May not Have Flashed your Gardener

Dear Shenley and Marina, Before I update you on what’s happening since John and I returned to Comox Valley, I want to say, “Thank you, thank you, thank you,” for allowing us to house sit your beautiful home while you tour Spain. When we first walked through your front door, John and I agreed that we would only live in…

Andrew and mom

I can still F#$king see you Minimi

As the final credit’s roll from the movie, “Whiplash”… Shelley, retired teacher with over 30 years experience:……. John, retired teacher and athletic director with over 32 years experience:….. Andrew, student teacher nearing the end of his latest teaching practicum:… Finally… Shelley: Wow. John: What a terrible, terrible teacher. What a terrible, terrible human being. Andrew: Real teachers would never…

Wedding preparation

You tell Her

Ring! Ring! John: Here we go. Shelley: John, you tell her that we’ve only had Priscilla (Our Tom Tom, GPS device) for less than a year before she died on us. Ring! Ring! Shelley: You tell her that despite us being incredibly careful with the cord, she refuses to charge. Ring! Ring! Tom Tom Services: Hello. Welcome to Tom Tom GPS…

Robbie, Toni, me and John hiking Indian Canyons, Coachella Valley, (Palm Springs) California.

This Tastes like Moose Poo Mmmmm but Good

Shelley: I have a joke. As any astute comedian would do, I’ve adapted it to my audience. It’s really funny. Ha! Ha! Ha! Once upon a time there were these four friends who went on a camping trip. Actually a Galamping trip. Robbie, Galamping means “Glamour Camping.” Like us. Ha! Ha! Their names were: Robbie, Toni, Shelley and John.…

Stingray sting

Welcome to America

  John: Imagine. A day and a half ago, that’s sixteen hours, we were camping on Santiago Bay. Shelley: Nursing your foot. John: God that hurt. Who knew one little sting ray could cause so much pain? It was like child birth. Shelley: Really? John and Shelley: Oh! Ha! Ha! Ha! John: But because Mexican Notaries…

John and I with our surfing instructors, Rudy and Scott

Sorry

John and Shelley: Oh! Ha! Ha! Ha!  Look at us. We’re surfing! Shelley: Take that Bali surfer dude who ditched us half way through our surf lesson. John: Yeah! Take that! Shelley: Da da da da daaaaa daaaa da da da da daaaaa! Come on John. Hawaii Five O. Shelley and John: Da da da da daaaaa daaaa…