Funny Stories

These hilarious true tales will have you laughing for days

Save The Cake!

I left the mess tent of our northern Iraq base, carrying a…

The Boss’s Boss

My nephew was in the bathroom shaving when the phone rang…

A Tough Question For Teacher

My friend is an elementary school teacher who shares her…

Performing for Kindergartners

I was performing my musical 
act at an elementary school…

Why Texting Order Matters

My husband and I rented a cottage, and our son agreed to…

Q: What Does Mom Use to Clean?

I was playing a guessing game with my four-year-old…

Bros Before Hose

I couldn’t understand why my son was so outraged by his…

Not So Magical After All

After many trips over the years to Disney World with our…

A Puzzling Questionnaire

While filling out a doctor’s medical questionnaire, I was…

Good Samaritan or Schmoe?

When I saw an elderly woman struggling to get her walker…

The Medic Needs a Medic!

I was a medic in the Army. One day, I woke up with terrible…

A Letter to The Editor… Then Another One

Earlier this year, sports editor Robert Cessna received two…

“What’s Good Tonight?”

The question we hate having 
to answer at our…

How to Find a Foxhole

My gunnery sergeant and 
I were inspecting a Marine…

Smart-Asses Work in Restaurants, Too

I phoned a local restaurant to 
ask if it was on the…

Plotting Your Afterlife

Spotted in the classifieds: “For sale: cemetery plot…

Flower Girl in Perpetuity

For serving as flower girl for her aunt, three-year-old…

The Smell of Delta

Delta Airlines is infusing its cabins with a…

Expecting a Food Baby

I had food poisoning and woke up early in the morning to…

Bested by a Parrot

Wandering inside a pet store, 
I stopped in front of a…

Yearbook Signers Beware…

My son and I were checking out 
a house he was interested…

Left. Left. Left, Right, OUCH!

“Halt!” shouted our drill 
instructor. He had noticed…

Shaving with Daddy

My son was born while I was serving abroad, so he was three…

"What's Good Tonight?"

One of the most popular questions asked at our family…

Breeding Doubt

I’m a dog trainer. Before I met with a new client, I had…

The Dumbest Questions from National Park Tourists

What are the wildest things national park guides contend…

The Most Confusing Password

I was in a couple’s home trying to fix their Internet…

Moonlighting and Other Witchcraft

My daughter Amy was holding down two jobs: The first was as…

That Sounds Exhausting

My granddaughter was 
graduating from college, so I asked…

Un-intelligent Design

We were making leaflets for a 
local church, and the…

Hungover at Sea

It was sheer brilliance. The ship’s operations officer…

Letters to Soldiers from Children

Students are great about 
sending our troops letters, and…

What Mommies Have

As he got his diaper changed, Daniel looked down and said…

Snappy Answers from Little Kids

After catching her five-year-old son Lucas trying to pull a…

The Perks of Being Round

During a Pilates class, our thin teacher apologized to one…

A Gift From the Funeral Parlor

During a visit with my grandmother, my husband noticed a…

"What Key Did I Sing in?"

After an impromptu song, our pastor asked the church…

A Teenage Dream

My 11-year-old grandson spent 
a beautiful Saturday…

Baggage Claim Karma

As I waited for my luggage 
at the airport, a man lifted…

A Dumb Driver's-ed Answer

My sister didn’t do as well on her driver’s-ed test as…

Spotted on Facebook…

Student: I don’t understand why my grade was so low. How…

Time to Reboot…

My husband was at a dinner with colleagues, and one of them…

She Must Not've Read It…

While teaching at a veterinary college, I ordered a few…

Tattoo 'Tude

A friend of mine works at a tattoo shop. A client walked in…

The Tax Man Cometh

A last-minute filer walked into our state income tax office…

Misreading the Signals

My fiancé and I went to a counselor to work on our…

Exterminating Grandma

As if the declining health of my grandmother weren’t…

Chik-fail-A

Scene: My cousin Matt and his daughter at Chick-fil-A…

Parenting, the Dad-Joke Way

My ten-month-old was sitting in her high chair, twisting…

Misfortune Cookie

After finishing our Chinese food, my husband and I cracked…