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About Nancy

Nancy Hoffmann began studying Zen Buddhism in 1992 and has dedicated this site to meditating on what she sees and believes. She is not averse to sharing laughter as well.

3 hilarious winning cartoon captions from “The New Yorker”

“Ignore the screams, sir. I’ll get you a new fork.” Aliina Hopkins, West Hartford, Conn.   SECOND PLACE “Would you care to hear about our tipping policy?” George Forgie, Austin, Texas   THIRD PLACE “If you feel a draft, I … Continue reading

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Grandma Grammar Recommends This Hilarious Post!! People who can’t be saved even with Spell Check . . . Enjoy! It’s really fun to read! . . . And then there’s Debra Messing screaming at Susan Sarandon: “. . . the water you properted to care … Continue reading

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The Grammar Grandma Strikes Again!

Want to drive me totally nuts? It’s easy! Run your fingernails down a blackboard–or commit any of the following grammar sins. You might not hear me say anything, but I’ll bet you hear my teeth grinding! “Another words.” I hear … Continue reading

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Happy Grandparents’ Day!

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Happy 135th Birthday, Mother El! Carl Sandburg apparently loved you!

My grandmother, Elsie Klotz(!) Gilruth, was born on August 12, 1883. In 1923, apparently (see envelope, below), Carl Sandburg wrote her a poem and sent it to her home, presumably so she would get it before her husband saw it. … Continue reading

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Wish we had these everywhere!

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Monster Cloud Eats Sun

(@ 24th St. & 6th Ave.)

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