Monthly Archives: October 2017

Saving the World

Urglaudoo regretted his reports about Humans after staying a month in Mauritius. The island population was ethnically mixed, and living comfortably together. The hotel owner and her four-year old joined him. “This is Pina,” said Adonya, smiling. “Someday she’ll save … Continue reading

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Media Genius

Bob Smith’s Youtube videos on proper care of pet birds all went viral.  Videos on bird care weren’t new. The format was. “Piper the bird” delivered the entire narration while being held by Bob. Bob never appeared which made the … Continue reading

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Got It Covered

Marty asked a lot of questions, especially for a brand new crewman on a tugboat. “This isn’t the canal we’re supposed to be using is it?” said Marty. “I know,” said Jason, the tug’s skipper. “It’s a special canal.” “I … Continue reading

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Paddy Finds His Calling

It was all a big mistake. Mem’Ank’Mati was supposed to awaken in the afterlife surrounded by slave girls and his favorite chariot. Instead, because a drunk priest applied palm oil instead of olive oil, he awoke inside a thirty-meter Egyptian … Continue reading

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False Front

The city of Littlecoal, WV was very remote. Documentary filmmaker Joyce Morton had to walk five miles in sweltering July heat just to meet “Granny.” Granny lived in a ramshackle home beside Main Street…a dirt road. “This town was booming … Continue reading

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Lantern Festival

Recently, we went to the Lantern Festival in Paige, TX. We’ve seen pics of such festivals in Asia many times and it’s been a dream for Shey and me to attend one. Here’s some pics from Shey’s camera. The lanterns … Continue reading

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Paying Attention

The ferry captain kneeled before 7-year old Chris. “…This ferry has special engines. They use portals to travel to distant planets! Wanna go?” “Can I mom?” grinned Chris. “I suppose,” groaned Sylvia, flipping through her Twitter feeds. When they left, … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Testing

The alien research vessel cruised in stealth mode above Earth. Harypht zoomed the cameras into the zone of the tragedy. He could see a little girl holding a sign that read, “Love.” Once again, the alien doubted his work. “The … Continue reading

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Dinner is Served!

The solar flare was massive and far more powerful than anyone expected. Earth’s magnetic field protected it as usual, but intense strips of radiation slipped through at a few small locations. In a farm outside Davenport, Iowa, small but critical … Continue reading

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