The Lighter Side

The Lighter SideOne of the things we love to do at Javabird is laugh. That’s where the following posts come in. If you’re looking for less drama in your life and want something lighter, you’ve come to the right place.

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The phone is driving me crazy.
2 Ideas Bound To Make Millions

Hello? Is there anyone with an actual brain on the other end of this line? Hello?

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Our super secret list of rules to live by.

15 Rules Guaranteed To Lead To Happiness. Or Not!

Ready to learn the hidden secrets of the masters and jump-start a new life? Then you’d better hang onto your hat and check out our list of rules to be happy. Just be prepared to laugh.

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I still don't know why I call my daughter by a momiker.

A Rose By Any Other Name

Hubby says his Mom called him “Merry Sunshine”, especially if he was grumpy. Oh, those names we call our kids!

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The buck is toast.

A Survivor’s Guide To The Debt Crisis

Let’s face it, the whole world’s in debt. Good thing I’ve created these 10 survival tips to help get you through the upcoming downturn.

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They gave me a boot for my partial tear.

Age Finally Gave Me The Boot

Okay, it pains me to admit it, but the old body just ain’t what she used to be.

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There's something wrong with this computer.

Bill Gates, Mr. Swirly and Interior Design

I hate my windows! Would someone please fix them once and for all!

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JW lectures on demystifying cooking making.

Cookie Making Demystified

Cookie making isn’t rocket science. It’s much more complicated than that! Lucky for you I’ve “un-daunted” what seems an otherwise daunting task.

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It's so easy to take a wrong turn.

Driving Each Other Crazy

Hubby and I have completely different styles when it comes to driving. You could say I’m the sane one and he’s the one driving me absolutely crazy.

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Join the movement.  Be part of the solution.

Ducks Occupy Wall Street

This is one serious duck. Learn how to demonstrate like a pro.

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That's an idea.

Familyisms – The Family Slang

Every family develops their own lingo. Here are a few of the expressions passed around in our household.

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Twas a beautiful sunset.

Feline Groovy

It was a beautiful evening, when out of the blue…

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A French statute expounds on language.

French Decoded: Learning The Language

Those French: They have a different word for everything. Good thing I’ve figured out the five phrases you need to get by.

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RIbbit.

Frog Time

We’d all do better imitating the frog.

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You've got to try this one.

Happy Birthday Dieters!

Here’s a healthy carrot cake your friends will rave about. Go ahead. Celebrate.

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Another Famous Ducks of History entry.
His Tail Was Burlap – Songs Of Easter

Here’s the real story behind those Easter eggs.

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A.com's chasing after me. That's okay. We're BFF's.

I Was Wrong And Now ADC Is My BFF

Okay, I admit it: I was wrong. Amazon isn’t out to get me. In fact, now she’s my very best friend.

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Still life.

Immortal Words Of Wisdom

Living the life of a statue’s not all it’s cracked up to be.

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The 10 Immutable Laws Of Nature

Immutable, Irrefutable, Indisputable Laws of Nature

There is no fighting these laws so you might as well know what you are fighting against.

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JW's World Famous Almond Crunch Cookies.

JW’s World Famous Almond Crunch Cookies

You’ve never read a recipe like this one. Best hold on to your hat.

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The leave us a note vacation.

Leave Us A Note Vacation

We thought we were going on a vacation with our kids. Here’s how it turned out.

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Help, we're being buried in stuff!

Let’s Get Rid Of D’clutter

Here are 10 “unique” solutions for getting rid of all that clutter. Better put down that coffee. You don’t want it blowing out your nose.

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The king's new banner.

Long Live The United Kingdom Of America!

Ready for another election between two candidates who aren’t about to change a thing. There is another answer.

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Dusty with his best friends. My Bunny And Me

If only life were just about having a good chew toy. Oh, wait, it is!

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I always find the food too tempting around the holidays.

My New Diet Plan For The Holiday: Nooooooo!

I’m not afraid of the holiday’s this year, because I’ve got a new super secret diet plan. It’s called screaming.

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There's nothing like mocha. My Precious In A Cup

I need coffee. Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee! Oh, my precious!

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It's all in how you measure it. Playing By The Rules In The Kitchen

You got two types of cooks, and no, I’m not talking about good cooks and bad ones.

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Check out these do's and don'ts for meeting someone new. Rules Of Engagement: Written In Stone

Here’s a short pictorial lesson on what to do when approaching someone you’re attracted to. Okay, maybe it’s what not to do, but the point’s the same.

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Did she or didn't she? Find out.

Self-Inflicted Polar Bear Challenge

Did Carol screw up her courage and take the icy plunge on New Years? Find out.

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My computer is all fouled up.

Some Windows Support Here Please

I’m getting the strangest messages from my computer.

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The low down on being down in the dumps.

Sorry No Permission

Our website crashed and the explanation wasn’t quite what we expected. It’s how it went down.

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Ron's new buddy was a whiz at I.T.

Sugar Makes You Dumber? Rats!

Why do these studies always say to eat less of the things we love? And what do those stupid rats know, anyway?

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The pundits have a walk of saying a lot while saying nothing at all.

Talking Points: Following The Party Line

There’s no point listening to the pundits blather on about who won the debate when we can give you the less than straight scoop right here. Hey, we’re way more fun!

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You have to listen carefully or you'll miss what they said.

The First Presidential Debate

Obama and Romney get it on and this is how it went down.

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The Great GOP Debates of 2012

The Great Debates: Political Humor

Though the primary season is long past, this piece sure captures the spirit of the 2012 GOP debates.

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Better examine it closely.

The New Social Media Tax Uncovered

Hold onto your hats. You won’t believe what we uncovered in and around all those Klingon hieroglyphics. All we know is you’d better not read this unless you plan to share.

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Here's our OMG We're All Going Over The Fiscal Cliff Test.

The OMG We’re All Going Over The Fiscal Cliff Test!

Think you’re up on current events? This test could prove it once and for all to everyone you know.

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There are facts to be uncovered here somewhere.

The Second Presidential Debate

It was a night to remember in this town hall brawl. It started kinda sorta like this…

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The stuffing wars always start up around Thanksgiving.

The Stuffing Wars

How do you like your stuffing? It’d better be plain or we’ve got one serious problem!

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So what if they've said it before, they'll say it again. And again. And again.

VP Debate

The Vice Presidential Debate By Yours Truly

What, if anything do Joe Biden and Paul Ryan have in common? How about this zany debate?

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It's amazing what people do for candy.

Trick or Treat

Halloween makes people do the strangest things.

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Top dogs caught without their drawers.

Top Execs Caught Mooning

Those who follow the Occupy Movement will no doubt be aghast at this image. The shame!

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Do you expect a present?

Twas The Night Before Quackimas

Our very special adaptation of the old holiday favorite. Now, that’s the old spirit.

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Stamping a card with love.

Valentines: All In Desperation

All you need is love. Yeah, right. Here’s what you really need to do for Valentines.

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It's never pretty when the stock market crashes.

 What To Say When The Stock Market Crashes

Here are 20 choice words and phrases to use when cussing won’t do.

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