Art by me, Kelsey Ehler. Use with permission. It is a fact that the Coast Salish people weave some kickin' rad wool textiles, but you might wonder how they developed the art without any sheep around. The answer to this, along with a number of life's problems, is 'dogs'. In this case, the Salish Wool … Continue reading The Salish Wool Dog
Writing woman a letter, with her maid *oil on canvas *72,2 x 59,7 cm *signed c.r.: IVMeer *1670 - 1671 Here's the scoop, y'all: I've started a new part-time job which will eventually put me on firm financial ground. Hurray! But note the key word there - eventually. As such, I come to you, hat … Continue reading Will Write For Food / Kibble / Gym Fees
Photo by Chris F on Pexels.com As Abigail Adams once said, "Remember the ladies," and indeed, I have. As a companion piece to my previous post, Kelsey and Five Presidents Walk Into a Bar, I present my thoughts on which First Ladies would be the best to throw down with me. Again, the chosen few … Continue reading Kelsey and Five First Ladies Walk Into a Bar
Photo by Chris F on Pexels.com Many presidents and presidential candidates are judged on whether it'd be nice to have a beer with them. This is a shallow and worthless metric. The real question is: "Who do I want by my side in a bar fight?" I've considered the matter thoroughly and I have my … Continue reading Kelsey and Five Presidents Walk Into a Bar
God's wrath has abated and we will never be in danger again.
French trees bear such fruit - Sweet to see, will judo-chop You in goddamned neck. This post is written in the honour of my Piper and Jason's newest addition to their family, who shares the same birthday as today's subject. May she prove as badass. As we all should know by now, World War II … Continue reading Nancy Wake Haiku
Blue skies, fluffy clouds, Ample park facilities Can't cure hell's migraine. I have returned to Taiwan after a too-short jaunt home. My school is in session, my little dog continues to charm. The weather, as always, is hot. And my migraine is back. Water. Coffee. Free lunch bananas. They've failed me. Money is too tight … Continue reading Taipei Haiku #77
As all Canadians are aware and no one else, an election is nigh! Hide your children, hide your spouse! (Unless they are sensible, educated voters.) My nation, be thankful, for I will tell you exactly how it will go. On October 21st, the polite, maple-scented masses will head off to their voting stations, as dictated … Continue reading Canadian Election 2019 Prediction
You thought I was dead. You were wrong. Here are three 100-word short stories, prompts provided by readers on Facebook. I'm doing this again tomorrow, so feel free to lob me a prompt by 11 PM Taipei Standard Time. And if you like what I do, throw me a tip via PayPal. The ultrasound had … Continue reading I Return! 100-Word Short Stories!
Voted 'First Lady Least Likely to Put Up With Your Anti-Vax Shit.' Once upon a time, there was a disease called 'smallpox.' This smallpox was a son of a bitch, with a 30% mortality rate. And if you survived it? There was a pretty danged good chance you'd be scarred terribly as a permanent reminder … Continue reading Abigail Adams Haiku