Hairy biscuits

Hairy biscuits

The people who frequent Bud Scraggs’ diner are the sort who let their fingernails grow too long and fail to wash their baseball caps as often as they should. So they didn’t hardly notice when Bud began making subtle alterations to the greasy menus lying on the counter, and probably wouldn’t have cared if they … Continue reading

Absurdities

Absurdities

You abstain. I stain, often with gusto. You are abstruse. I am a struse and proud of it. You are abrupt. I rupt, especially after spicy meals. You eat abalone. I say baloney. You abscond with the cookies. I bake sconds. You drink too much absinthe. I am without sinthe. This is all very abstract. … Continue reading

No more lonely dogs

No more lonely dogs

A long-sought government program titled “No dog left behind”  has been approved. The new rules mandate that: Dog owners must always take their pets along when they drive somewhere.     Motels must always accept dogs. All restaurants must allow dogs. And all stores. Nurseries must allow space in their plant-hauling carts for companion dogs. Car … Continue reading

Meaning of life

Meaning of life

Life seemed without clear purpose. I decided to go on a vision quest. I wanted to find the ultimate meaning of my time on earth. I said my goodbyes and set off. I trudged wearily through the deserts of Sudan.   I meandered through villages in eastern Turkey, learning how the people approached life.   … Continue reading