Laugh Me a Rivers

Laugh Me a Rivers

The news about Joan Rivers' medically induced coma makes me sad.  Perhaps there is a part of me that hopes somebody, anybody, will outrun illness and death. That Betty White will be accepting an Emmy ten years from now, even if she's two feet tall. I think the women of comedy are a force of nature. Laughter has been my best friend and companion since the day I entered this earth. I'm pretty sure that when the doctor pulled me out of my mother, I made a joke about the size of my ass. Because laughter allows me ...


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Hi Hon, I Have a Blog for You!

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