788: The Con Man

I’m just a con man, doing his job Conning the people, and keeping them robbed No one’s got money, and everyone’s broke I am the one who can see through the smoke When they all suffer it’s all just a joke I silently laugh as I fill up my poke And wait for the day…

Bible Stories #17: Nice Try, Darcy

There was once a man named Manasseh who no sons to inherit his fortune, but five daughters. His daughters names were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah and Tirzah. Anyone with a passing knowledge of Jane Austen will be fully aware of how this story is supposed to go. The oldest daughter winds up with a fellow…

742: Hole Grain Bread

It is often difficult for health enthusiasts to find a suitable alternative to bread, and since it is one of the primary staples of the modern diet this can present a serious problem. Alternative grains often taste disgusting, and the texture leaves much to be desired. With these problems in mind, researchers have begun to…

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…

690:The Bare Necessities

Wise men in centuries past have mused on the differences between thoughts and desires. Parsed out that fine line between the longings of the heart and the bare necessities which are required for existence. I myself have pondered on this question. I find that while there are many things I could do without, there are…

666: The Devil Is In The Details

William was waiting for his big break. He was sure it would be soon. And then it came. The local Bishop asked him to paint a scene on the alter of the new church. William put everything he had into the painting. It was a depiction of the Temptation of Christ. William worked on it…

Bible Stories #10: Too Many Frogs

Once upon a time, A princess kissed a frog and the frog became a handsome prince. The point being that frogs really aren’t that bad. At least, not so bad that it’s impossible for a hoity-toity princcess to screw up her lips and kiss one. But millions upon millions of frogs? Yeah, that’s not great.…