653: Common Scents

In January of 1776 Thomasina Pain, a housewife from Pennsylvania, published a treatise that would shake the world to its foundation, and cause individuals all over to question the very foundations upon which society was based. Rather than deal with the outgrowth of societal imbalance, Thomasina chose to go to the very source, and identify…

640: The Way Out

Thank you for your insight, it has been most helpful. Now if you will just follow me. What’s that? Yes, this is the normal way out, nothing to be suspicious of here. You didn’t see these large rock walls on your way in? Strange. Well, people don’t always take notice of their surroundings when they’re…

635: They Still Have Laufhter

Yesturday I climbed my towar, and looked out ovar the land. The smoke curled over the burned out tree stumps. The bear dirt was brokin occasionallee by a few large roocks. I smiled as the giant mashines moved across the land, hellping the efficiency. An old man got in the way of one of the…

632: Only A Dime

It would only cost a dime. That’s what Rebecca thought as she gazed at the candy on the other side of the glass case. And she had good reason for thinking that. After all, the price tag on the candy said it very clearly: 10 cents. She held the dime between her grubby little fingers,…

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…

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…

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

599: Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein?

It’s the fourth of July in America, and I’m here to kick ass and take names. I’m a big fan of America. I always will be. But I’ve just got one question. Who killed Jeffrey Epstein? If this country’s going to thrive that’s a question that had darn well better get answered. The amount of…

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…