Life as it Comes Podcast

Life happens, but rarely as expected. These amusing short stories and observations by author and storyteller Theresa Boedeker focus on the quirkiness and surprises of life. Because everyone needs a smile, . . . perhaps even a laugh. Ask questions, give your opinion, and and share your own funny stories at
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Nov 28, 2018

It seems many things in life happen gradually. Sneaking slowly up on you and then yelling boo! This happens in my life all the time. Most recently in my shower. 

Feb 13, 2018

The flu is brutal. It can lay you low for awhile. And when you do get up, you feel like a wrung washcloth that is dehydrated and limp. 

Dec 4, 2017

Sometimes a dog you are babysitting is intent on escaping from your fenced back yard.

Jun 21, 2017

Sometimes you almost miss your plane, but in the process, you gain a story.

Jun 7, 2017

When I knock on the door of my dad's bedroom in the middle of the night and he asks me what I want. All I can manage to say is, I have a surprise for you.

May 24, 2017

Why are we all born with one fatal flaw? The worry flaw. The need to worry about anything and everything.

May 10, 2017

If Momma delays dinner and eats after the hoards, all that is left is salsa salad.

Apr 24, 2017

Communication can be hard. And sometimes we are both talking about different things and thinking we are on task, when we are not.

Apr 12, 2017

Sometimes the problem you are describing to customer service is so weird, they don't believe you.

Mar 25, 2017

You never know the results of a Chinese Fire Drill, until you do one!

Mar 15, 2017

When it sounds like a cannon being fired from a roof, it is often something entirely different.

Feb 27, 2017

Somethings are better left unsaid. Here are some of those key phrases.

Feb 15, 2017
Have You Pulled a Theresa?

My life is full of making mistakes, or what my daughter and I refer to as 'pulling a Theresa.'

Jan 31, 2017
Front Yard Spectacle

For little boys, sometimes the grass is greener in the yard, and they feel their duty is to douse it, and douse it good.

Jan 18, 2017
Hiding Things

Sometimes we deliberately hide things, and sometimes it is purely accidental.

Dec 14, 2016
Traveling Toilet Seats

When our toilet seat breaks, my son and I invent the traveling toilet seat plan.

Dec 6, 2016
The Big Whopper of a Whopper

Sometimes the more we plan, the more Murphy and life's hick-ups disrupt our plans.

Nov 30, 2016
Trying Not to Laugh When Pretending to Sleep

Sometimes when you need a nap, others are keeping you from your nap.

Nov 16, 2016
Socks and the Myriad Possibilities

Sometimes when a sock gets a hole in the toe there are lots of possibilities for its second life.

Nov 7, 2016
Mother of the Bride Dress

Finding and bagging an MOB dress has more etiquette rules than first imagined.