Tennis Over Age 40 Anybody? Get Game!

7 Sep


Who’s watching the U.S. Open?

BarbBestHumorTennisOver40? GetGame

Tennis is a lot of fun, and – like aging – a great source for humor.

Woo Hoo! I have a piece on playing tennis after age 40 in the NEW anthology curated by the fabulous Brenda Elsagher

Your Glasses Are on Top of Your Head: Tales of Life, Longevity, and Laughter

TennisOver40? GetGame YourGlassesAreOnTopOfYourHead

Lots of funny and interesting writers are represented in this collection.

Thanks for checking it out! Paperback book is available on Amazon

Issues, Issues: We All Have ‘Em

28 Aug


Issues. Problems. Difficulties.

We all have issues

Issues, Issues: We All Have 'Em

I feel your pain.

  • You see oddball smiley faces in kernels of corn. And you photograph them.


Going On Vacation? A Message From Your Cat

21 Aug


This is a message (heh, a threat you say?) from me, your imperious cat.


Planning on leaving me (your cherished feline pet) at home while you go on a business trip or (how dare you) a fancy vacation is a provocation at best, and, at worst, an act of war.


Vacation? A Message from Your Cat

    Do I look pleased?


May I remind you… Actions have consequences! […]

Summer Beach Bummers

14 Aug


Fun in the sun isn’t always fun.

A day at the beach can be more misery than merriment.

And now they tell us sunscreen gives us cancer? Ain’t that sweet :)

My 15 summer bummers… What are yours?

1.   Swimsuit wardrobe malfunction when faking bravado on the Boogie Board

2.   Sunburn on private parts

3.   Younger, slimmer, and obviously wealthier women donning floss bikinis, spray tans, and serious diamond earrings

4.   Being buried in bacteria filthy, crab infested, scalding sand for the amusement and photo opp pleasure of loved ones

5.   People who use “summer” as a verb, but not “budget” as a verb […]

20 Tips from My Snarky Teen

7 Aug


Tina Fey‘s 5 year old daughter Alice says crazy funny things all the time. She’s constantly cracking Tina up. How cute!

Did I say… she’s five?

As daughters become older, they become increasingly brutal entertaining and wise – especially with their advice.



Tips From My Teen

  •   Lose the Carol Brady haircut.
  •   Nothing dates you more than saying “groovy.”
  •   Don’t chat with the grocery store cashier like she’s a long lost BFF.


Are You MONEY Rich? How To Tell!

31 Jul


Are you rich?

I’m talkin’  $$$ MONEY $$$ RICH $$$not health & love & family & all that real stuff.

Dough. Moola. Donero.


Are You Money Rich? Barb Best Humor Blog

Here’s how you can tell!

– For your birthday, you launch personal fireworks displays from your auxiliary yacht. […]

Is Your 20-Something Ready to Marry? A Checklist

25 Jul


Is your 20-Something ready (as in mature enough) to marry?

EEK! Your little baby, a 20-Something, is tying the marriage knot.

Is Your 20-Something Ready to Marry?

Here is a checklist to determine if he/she is sufficiently prepared for matrimony.

  • Potty-trained
  • Pays own cell phone bill
  • Able to kill a spider by self
  • Wisdom teeth (and some wisdom) have appeared


Summer Fun? I Feel Your Summer Pain

18 Jul


Feelin’ your summer pain!

Barb Best I Feel Your Summer Pain

  • Trying to get in shape. Hmmm… Are your knees supposed to crack when you do squats?


  • Too much sun. Over exposed. Face it.

          Oh, well… Isn’t an age spot just a freckle that grew up? […]

SPLISH SPLASH: 15 Ways to Save Water?

9 Jul


Thirsty, anybody?

Splish Splash 15 Ways To Save Water

You may have heard.

Among the many crises in California, there is a record-breaking drought.

And so, here is my contribution to the water conservation effort.



  • Bathe with your dog.
  • Shower infrequently, briefly, and with the neighbors.


Chicken Soup for The Comic Soul

3 Jul


Melissa Rivers has written a funny book about her mother Joan RiversThe Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation.

She shares what it was like to grow up in the Rosenberg home and presents an amusing and endearing portrait of her mother and her father.


Melissa mentions that included in the reading material Joan had on her nightstand was “the audio version of Chicken Soup for the Soul

I found this tidbit revealing.

Chicken soup for the comic soul.

We all need nourishment.

Looking for a good book?

You’ll enjoy The Book of Joan and Chicken Soup for the Soulall 250 + titles!