636: A Brain Is Like A Hammer

Something I’ve been noticing lately is how many innerlectuals there seems to be, just crawling out of the woodwork. It seem like you can hardly turn a corner without bumping into two or three of them, all smart and talkin bout how they know things in their heads and stuff. Now that’s all well and…

634: A Bruise On My Left Thigh

There was a slight bruise on my left thigh. I couldn’t remember how it got there. I walked on the street, and there was this guy passing by. “Hey bud, how’d I get this bruise.” I yelled. The dude totally ignored me. He just kept walking. “Dude. You hear me?” I called out. The guy…

628: The Seven Forms Of Spiration

Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration. -Thomas Edison Ironically, Edison’s quote is now used almost entirely for inspiration, even though it only accounts for 1% of his formula. In reality, there are seven forms of spiration that run throughout society. Spiriation itself means, “to breathe.” It is the act of sustaining the spirit of…

622: Win-Win

Some people believe that we are all winners. They are wrong. Some of us are winner, some of us are losers. This is a fact, but as such it does not preclude other facts which are just as relevant and perhaps even more true. For example; even though there are both winners and losers in…

612: A Squeaky Clean Conversation

“Excuse me, the thing I admire most is the truth.” “Is that right?” “Yes. I’ve always been very enamored by it.” “May I ask where you’re from?” “I grew up across the river. A little bit west of here.” “Is that so?” “Yes. It is.” “And you say you admire the truth.” “Absolutely.” “My mom…

607: A Very Loud Thump

I was driving my car down a country road one day when I heard a thump. It wasn’t a very loud thump or anything, so I just kept driving. After a couple more miles I heard another thump. “What was that?” I said aloud. But I kept driving. Pretty soon I heard another thump. I…

605: Dental Hygiene

Family’s have been running businesses since the dawn of time. Family businesses do all sorts of things, build things, tear things down, sell widgets, milk cows, but the greatest family business of all is the business of assassination. Megan was fortunate to be born into a family of assassins. No one could have been more…

602: Something Interesting

“I’m sorry, did you say something interesting?” “Why yes, I most certainly did.” “Sorry. I couldn’t hear it. I had something in my ear.” “Would you like me to say it again?” “No Thanks.” Photo by Armin Rimoldi on Pexels.com

597: An Apple A Day

Connor ate an apple every day, but now he was down to his last one. “What should I do?” Thought Connor. The scenarios flashed through his mind. He could go to the store and get more apples, he could plant an orchard, he could steal some apples at gunpoint from the neighbor lady who lived…