Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Naked Truth

Based on a tale I heard as a child from my grandmother… Truth and Lie meet at the local swimming hole, where Lie says, “It’s a great day.” Suspicious, Truth looks at the sky before agreeing. Lie says, “The water’s … Continue reading

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Jelly and Crumbs

There’s no way to hate Without getting jelly and crumbs On your hangman’s noose.

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Art History Reimagined

How Vince really lost his left ear — and damned near his life.

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Putting a Conclusion to Bed

“Be careful with it,” the archaeologist exclaimed, “It might have a metal frame, but it’s also made of glass and is very fragile!” The six assistant’s continued moving the heavy artifact between the narrow walls of the old building and … Continue reading

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Sacred Ground

The old mule saw the figure standing on the left side of the path, stone ax in hand; so it stopped. Impatient, Zeke struck the animal using the lead-rope, trying to make it move, but it refused. “You ornery, stubb’rn idjit! … Continue reading

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Headache

Day four and my head was still hurting. My wife suggested I go to the doctor, and much to her surprise, I agreed. The doctor ran a battery of tests on me, checking my ears, eyes, throat, heart, blood pressure … Continue reading

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Das Bodybuilder

“Hey, Vic,” I said to the know-it-all scientist, turned doctor, “I had no idea you’re into body building.” “Very much so,” he replied in his slight Easter European accent. “Do you have a favorite?” I queried. “My creation of course,” … Continue reading

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