792: An Onion A Day

An onion a day keeps the doctor away It won’t keep you healthy Won’t stop you from sneezing Or getting the flu or the mumps when it’s breezy But lest you should think that this rhyme is just cheesy Imagine yourself as a doctor who’s wheezy Treating a patient who onions is eating While taking…

790: No Worries

Don’t you worry Issachar Random words painted in stars Will tell you to get in your car Should you drive it off a cliff You will then become a stiff But there’s still nothing that bars Stiffs from robbing cookie jars Photo by Tina Nord on Pexels.com

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…

Bible Stories #23: Asking For A Bramble

Gideon is mostly famous for putting out fleeces in the dew and watching his soldiers drink water, but after he died there was a bit of a power vacuum in the land of Israel. Gideon’s son Abimelech decided to step into the void, and convinced a bunch of his relatives that he was the man…

780: A Fine Education

Dr. A. Heyerdale Mecklenberg VII was professor of linguistic interpretation and alternative theory at the prestigious Chicago Societal College of Arts, Literature and Philosophy and 73rd street. At least, that was what he claimed. In reality, of course, he was the front man for an international diamond smuggling ring run out of Budapest. Dr Mecklenberg…

777: Look At My Phone

Got moldy dishes in the sink This world is teetering on the brink Man I sure am in a fink And all these politicians stink Think I’ll look at my phone and drink Think I’ll look at my phone and drink Rum, tick-tok and daiquiris Twitter, scotch and instagram Gosh who even needs a fam?…

776: Gathered Belongings

Standard issue .45, socks, and a small green t-shirt. Floyd had left his pants at the ranch house three miles south on 93. He arranged his belongings on a rock, and took stock of the situation. What to do next. Floyd looked at the rock. He would need some water. That was for sure. Maybe…