The car of the future today

Building of the future, today It's time for a new car. I've driven the old Pinto for nearly 44 years and at long last I'm rid of it. Gladiola and I made the decision a few days ago and last night, in the gloom and heat, I drove it to the Cliffs of Destruction. As … Continue reading The car of the future today

The birthday Box

A made-up story. A mural in the Baltimore neighborhood of Pigtown. On the morning of his 60th birthday, Anvil Atkinson found beneath the newspaper on the doorstep a plain box with his name on it in the ancient language of calligraphy. He picked it up along with the newspaper, glancing at the headline, Eastern Seaboard … Continue reading The birthday Box

Seventeen Things Delayed

Environmentally friendly vine grown tomato onions. I know we were going to list Seventeen Things you can do to Save the Environment today. Our researchers have been hard at work on that and had made a good deal of progress until at our round table meeting this morning, Stupid Tad pointed out that each simple … Continue reading Seventeen Things Delayed

Zombie environment

A pretty African sunset Can we talk about the end of the world for just one post? The UN global report has been released and it's pretty grim. Grimmer than zombies (but arguably beneficial for zombies). Ultra grim.   Here's National Geographic's story on the story. Here's an excerpt from the Washington Post's story. "The … Continue reading Zombie environment

Sideswiped (Zombies)

In the future, it's safest for cats to roam in broad daylight. Yeah, the zombies are coming and Norm is going on a business trip. He doesn't travel well. He doesn't know it yet, but everything seems ominous to him. Love in the Time Before ZombiesChapter 2.1 I’m impatient and intolerant and feel confined in … Continue reading Sideswiped (Zombies)

Love in the Time Before Zombies

Outside the bedroom window, storm clouds turn the sky a steely blue. Norm and Jill are afraid that the world is unraveling and that soon, civilization will collapse. Some people are waiting for the time of the zombies to come, both fearing it and desperately craving it. They want apocalypse, burning cities, every man for … Continue reading Love in the Time Before Zombies

Famous Persons Summer Solstice Dinner Dance

The below-mentioned fox. Congratulations Famous Person,If you've received this invitation, you're famous and therefore a fabulous individual. Each year, my wife Blech and I host a Summer Solstice Dinner Dance for Famous Persons. This coming June 21 is the inaugural event, and, since you're famous, we'd love to have you and your famous plus one. … Continue reading Famous Persons Summer Solstice Dinner Dance