805: Fish, Shoot, Feed

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Actually, depending on the size of the fish you could feed him for several days, or merely provide him with an appetizer. What really gums up the works, however, is if you teach the same individual to fish. No longer will he be…

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803: Pot & Pan

Pot always liked a good joke. The frustrating thing was that his companion Pan had absolutely no appetite for humor. “Hey Pan,” said Pot. “Do you know why Homer couldn’t spell fish?” Pause. Pan didn’t say anything. “No i’s!” Pot burst out laughing. “Hey Pan, do you know why I’m so good at telling jokes?”…

796: The Peanut Butter Sandwich

I have always had a fondness for peanut butter sandwiches. In fact, I’m something of a peanut butter sandwich snob. PB&J with Jif peanut butter and strawberry jam on an artisanal sourdough bread. Heaven. You can’t get a sandwich like that everyday, so you’ve got to grab it when you get the chance. I happened…

791: For Want of a Meal

Carter woke up and looked at the clock. It was 7:03, two minutes past breakfast time. Drat. He hated missing breakfast. He rolled over to fo back to sleep. He woke up again at 12:04. Three minutes past lunch. What a waste. He rolled over again. At 7:11 Carter woke up again. Dinner was long…

787: Scrambled

If you crack an egg at the top of the empire state building it will be scrambled by the time it hits the bottom. At least, that’s what Michael had been told. But being a curious sort he had to try it for himself. He climbed the 1,860 step to the top, and cracked an…

786: The Things I Fry

The things I fry Are rather nice And sometimes they are filled with ice Which isn’t nice for frying things It’s just like when a panda stings For panda’s don’t have stinger things And so they rarely ever sting So fired things that are filled with ice Are rarely fried so very nice Photo by…

728: Want Some Rice?

If the rice ever sucks as bad at the Rice-Mart as it does at Jerry’s Rice Shop then we are screwed. I don’t need to go into all of the petty little details about how horrible the rice is at Jerry’s Rice Shop. There is some hope that The Rice-Mart be a little better than…

708: The Perfect Bun

Some buns are squishy, some are hard, some are uneven, some are perfectly round and some are just perfect. The most perfect of all buns was Marguerite. It was true before she was even place in the oven. As she began to rise in the hot oven her beauty increased. By the time she was…