Pie – A Short Story

Pie   Fred opened his eyes and shaking off the leaves from his coat stretched his legs. The burrow was warm. Winter has given into spring and he could already hear his mother in the other chamber.       As he wandered through the burrow, he remembered happily that he agreed to meet his... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Fire and Rain

We stood listening to the high-pitched noise of the fire alarm. When it first went off, everyone at the office froze. I could tell we were all thinking the same thing. Is it just the weekly drill or do we have to go through the bother of getting our coats and marching down the stairs... Continue Reading →

I love this old gag…

Nate The Snake Author Unknown A truck driver is heading west across the Arizona desert. He has been driving all night, and as the sun starts to rise, he feels the need to stop and commune with nature. He pulls to the side of the road, parks, and walks out into the sage brush. As... Continue Reading →

Writing prompt: Permanent Marker

The instructions were simple.  Get up on the table and hold still. I stretched out on the long, white table while my best friend held my hand.  Having been through the experience before, I thought it best to go with someone in the know. "Tell me if it hurts." The fellow said. "Some people experience a bit... Continue Reading →

Quote for the Day

Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more. - Mark Twain

Writing Prompt: Watching the paint dry

Have you ever been in a situation where you were so bored you contemplated doing something outrageous just to break the monotony? Have you ever sat in a boring meeting playing bullshit bingo (a game where you tick a box on your notepad every time someone uses industry jargon, e.g no-brainer, team-player, touch-base, setting our... Continue Reading →

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