I Am Funny Like That: A Funny Look At Life

I Am Funny Like That: A Funny Look At Life

by Helen C.Escott

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ISBN-13: 9781483578163
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 10/13/2016
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Escott has a unique perspective on life and a funny way of looking at it. From wearing granny panties to Brazilians to capturing the essence of a moment in a person’s life. Escott will make you laugh out loud and feel better about yourself. She is the best friend you have always wanted and the life of the party. You will be glad you invited her into your life.

Table of Contents

Granny panties 1

A funny thing happened to me on the way to the delivery room 5

Crack dealers in the hood! 8

Are men the new women? 11

Angels we have heard on high 17

Fifty Shades of Grey -Or my version for those 40 and over "Fifty Ways a Day" 21

If I just had five more minutes! 25

Bringing sexy back with lingerie 29

Does anybody know how to be a good mother? 33

Hubby asked "Why do you let Christmas stress you out?" So I killed him 38

Fear 42

Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour- 47

Happy Father's Day Mom! 53

Hiding evidence 57

Girl's night! 60

How often can a woman pee? 64

I am going to step on your humbug 68

I've got it in the bag 72

You made your bed, now lay in it 76

Who hasn't thrown their back out taking off control top panty-hose and Spanx? 80

Boy bands: Rollermania forever! The Tartan Army lives on 85

Is it wrong to plan a man's murder when he is sick, even if it is only in your head? 89

In these shoes! 92

It's A Hairy Situation 94

Is beauty in the eye of the scalpel holder? 98

Who do you love more, Mommy or Daddy? 102

Is chivalry dead? 106

Lost in translation 111

Lost at the mall: The day your Mother dies 117

Me a hoarder? 120

Mom Doesn't Have a Penis! 124

My mother says the strangest things 127

What's "real" about the "Real Housewives" of anywhere? 131

My son, the politician 134

Tweeting in the 80's 138

Observations in a mall: The lady with the expensive purse 143

Spring Cleaning in August 149

Observations in a mall: The old lady and the tea 152

Supermodels can't really fly 156

There but for the Grace of God go I 160

Don't talk to your teenaged daughter like I do. It doesn't work! 163

Remember that girl we bullied in 1998, Monica Lewinsky? Have you apologized to her yet? 166

The best way to lose weight…dog! 170

Things you shouldn't have to pay for, like peeing 174

The Goldwing and the Cat 178

Retirement, a time to find out who you are now 182

The secret to a good marriage is a good pot-roast 189

September Blues 193

There's no "pause" in menopause! 198

Six and a baby 203

They called it puppy love 206

I won't march under the banner "Slut" not even to stop sexual violence 210

How do you sit in a miniskirt? Does anyone know? 214

I'll tell 10 friends 218

Who the hell gave me a baby? 221

The Boy's Cat 227

A Game of Thongs 231

What's more dangerous than the "Old Boys Club?" The "Good Girls Club!" 235

The Sisterhood of W.I.N.E. - Women in need of excitement 240

Then a hero comes along 243

There's nothing funny about this blog, as a matter of fact, I am pissed! 247

Why do women pick on other women? 251

Discovering Cuba: Put it on your bucket list before it's too late 254

Why I tip the school bus driver 260

Why you should marry your best friend 263

Women hold up halt the sky 265

That social media over reaction 269

A fake tan is like big fake boobs. Everybody laughs behind your back 272

Stealing her recycling - A snapshot of life 275

Lot to be said for old friends 279

About the Author 284

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I Am Funny Like That: A Funny Look At Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Bookie__Wookie More than 1 year ago
I’ve read a lot of serious books recently and I Am Funny Like That was just what I needed right now. Some light-hearted fun, and I know books claim to be able to make you laugh out loud, but this one really did. Behind a lot of the humour is an underlying commentary at modern life and society that is as insightful as it is funny. After learning that Escott’s book was based on her blog posts I went to look at that and can see there’s a lot more material for future books. So now I’m a fan and eager to see what comes next. The kind of book you immediately love and want to give copies to friends so you can discuss it with them.
ReadersFavorite1 More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Alyssa Elmore for Readers' Favorite I Am Funny Like That: A Funny Look At Life by Helen C. Escott is a heartwarming compilation of humorous stories that will make you laugh and cry. Written first as a blog, the author turned her very funny and meaningful stories into a large, funny book about life! A perfect book for a mother, daughter, or even spouses to read together. I Am Funny Like That will have you rolling on the floor with laughter or crying in sympathy with the author. The author did a fantastic job of showing you how to keep a humorous outlook as one travels the ups and downs on life's emotional roller coaster. This book is a must-read for the frazzled mother and the menopausal woman. It helps remind us that life is made up of little moments; only we have the power to decide how to respond to them. Responding with humor is always best. Being a mother, I could easily relate to the author's stories. Life changes when you have a child, but for the better. At times, in the daily battles, the sweat, grime and snot, the sickness, the disappointments and heartache, and the constant, desperate need to be the Best Mom, we forget to have fun. We forget to be happy. We forget to just be in the moment. I Am Funny Like That: A Funny Look At Life by Helen C. Escott reminded me to stop and enjoy my life, my child, and forget about what other people think about me and about my family. It reminded me to laugh when a mishap happens instead of flipping out because it's another mess, another thing for me to deal with. It reminded me, it's Life. I am grateful that the author took the time to remember. This book is both funny and inspirational and would make a great gift.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Trudi LoPreto for Readers' Favorite I Am Funny Like That: A Funny Look at Life by Helen C. Escott made me laugh out loud many times, shake my head, and say "WOW, I can relate to that." Several times I had to read my husband a passage that was so us, I just had to share it. Every short story has an "I known what you mean, I’ve thought that too" feeling. There was no order or pattern to the collection, rather it just dealt with such funny incidents as granny panties, what do they really look like; what does sexy lingerie consist of; the stress of Christmas decorating; fathers, mothers and grandmas; going to the bathroom; the misery of wearing Spanx; shopping; tweenagers; getting along with our daughters and so much more. It is impossible not to look at the funny side of how we act and what we say after reading I Am Funny Like That. Helen C. Escott has taken the everyday world and found humor and happiness in all kinds of situations. If every once in a while you like escaping the mystery, intrigue, romance, science fiction stories, then this is a must-read. I could so relate and found myself laughing both at myself and with Helen Escott in so many of the stories that is impossible not to give this book a five star rating, as it truly is all it claims to be – A Funny Look at Life.