Category Archives: Grandpa Don’s Humor

What strikes my funny-bone tends to be what I like to call: a thinking man’s humor. I like puns and such. I avoid humor which is degrading to anyone in any way. I consider it cruelty and disrespectful. Some samples of the stories I like are found here.

The Rary

This story was told by my father. Joe Plefka. It was one of his favorites and I hope I do it justice. For those of you still wet behind the ears as well as you nostalgia buffs, perhaps this visit … Continue reading

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The Golden Throne

This is another of my favorite jokes … Can you believe it? I have more like this.

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The Story of the Terns

This is another of the stories that I claim as “My kind of story” I will look into my mind and dig out others of its ilk and I will leave no stone unturned until I do.

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Skinny Dipping

This is one of my favorite stories. I heard that story When I was a young father at a mens club gathering at church. Our pastor told it to the group and of course it got a lot of laughs.

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The Boy Stood on the Burning Deck

This is humor in the form of a poem. My son Tom responded with information on the original poem which was inspired by an actual event in history. The original “boy” of the poem, the 12 year old son of … Continue reading

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