DIETITIAN Devilin gave a look of surprise to his wife Angelica, the famous dietitian, and said “I get to drink a Pepsi with your prescribed diet?” She said, “A little reward for you is the best way to keep you on your diet.” She didn’t say, And a big reward for me is that it’s […]
CARPENTER The unshaven slob shoves my mother aside and slides his Smith & Wesson .38 into my ribs from behind, demanding my wallet. “How tall are you?” I ask, measuring my enemy without getting a look at him. “Six-two,” he spits out, “what the hell you need to know that for?” I ask a second […]
BARBER My barber blames his old job as a mafia hitman for why he names all his instruments. “This one here, I call her Karma,” he says as he caresses his gleaming scissors. “Summer cut,” I say, mostly ignoring him, “so take a little off the top and everything off my neck.” He leans my […]
Friends challenged me to complete the Blogging A to Z Challenge. Since I never know what’s good for me, I accepted. My topic, because I have to choose one: SIX SENTENCE STORIES. Hemingway is credited with writing a six-word story. (“For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never Worn.”) Many have attempted the art since. Hemingway was way […]
Reading time: < 3 minutes I knew a guy named Willie Sutton in college. (He wisely went by Will.) I guess there are tougher names parents can saddle you with, but the list is short. Probably not many folks with the surname Hitler, and it is beyond my imagination they’d name a son Adolph. Any […]
After watching a motorist sit at a stop sign for 15 seconds, make a right turn from a left turn lane and then bounce over the median, an officer pulled him over for a chat. He asked the driver where he was coming from. The answer: “I’m going that way.” Wait, it gets better.