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Despite the sub-zero temperatures, it appears that she’s come directly from the maternity ward to help celebrate “Bring Your Screaming Newborn To The Golden Arches Day” with her neonate, still very pink and clearly not quite completely rid of its amniotic slime, screaming ceaselessly while she attempts to order up an Angus Burger for herself and two Happy Meals for the twin toddlers she has in tow.
She doesn’t seem to hear it, though, over the din of preschoolers,…Continue
He typically makes his monthly run to the landfill on a Saturday morning, but it’s Friday and he has the day off because tomorrow’s Christmas Eve, so he goes through the automatic motions and is surprised not to find the weekend cadre of geezers at the bookstore’s café as usual. Instead, the place is buzzing with what he supposes is the usual weekday ebb and flow of book and card shoppers, none of whom seem at all familiar because he never has an opportunity to sit around over…Continue
(Haven't been around to comment; it's been a rough couple of days. I'll get there.)
Somehow, when he stops at the bookstore cafe on Saturday morning, he thinks he senses a shift among the geezers that gather there weekly for coffee and comraderie.
Early Friday morning he'd received a call from the younger sister of his oldest friend in the world, informing him that his friend was no longer…Continue
He buys himself a pocketful of monkeys--three, to be exact--noting that a buck and a half doesn't go as far as it used to, monkeywise: he gets Big Mouth Monkey, Hear-No-Evil, and Rock and Roll Monkey. He's got the whole collection, doubles or triples of some, but he keeps on buying them anyway. He carries them around in his pocket all morning, but at the bank's drive-thru he leaves Hear-No-Evil in the pneumatic capsule for the next customer or the sweet little…Continue