When you’re picking up acorns to make acorn flour and don’t want the neighbors to know. Also, the neighborhood squirrels have been following me and cussing me out all week. Shouldn’t a stole the apples and peaches off the fruit trees, punks! (I have strange relationship with nature) Go ahead, say it. I know you’re … More Foraging again…
Okay, I’m not saying there was a fair amount of fishing going on at the beach… But when fish start falling from the sky, something is up. I kid you not, a bird flew over the condo and dropped a “live” (slightly used) fish on the deck in front of us. It was a pretty … More Fish Falling from the Sky
Do you remember those old Nintendo video game hacks? Up + Up + Down + Down + Left + Right + Left + Right, B, A, Start, I believe was the code for magically adding 30 lives or getting a different set of menu options in the games Contra and Gradius. The IRS has come … More Getting an actual HUMAN on the phone at the IRS
8. Write about a #2 pencil in a way that makes it sound fascinating (one page) “Amazing!” Kazamibblim said to his brother, Kpppf, who was leaning in the corner dusting off the wall drawings with his tentacles. Particles floated in the air beside his illuminator, sandy grain sticking against his green gelatinous body. “What brother?” … More Writing CHALLENGE #8
There’s nothing like a verbal smack down given by a guy in a fluffy powder wig. John Montagu (18th century statesman) when told: “Sir, I do not know whether you will die on the gallows or of the pox.” “That will depend, my lord, on whether I embrace your principles or your mistress.” “I can’t … More Forefathers had Attitude
Yes, I’m talking to you! You surfer of counters in search of any food scraps, even though I’m in the process of bringing you your bowl. You digger of holes at the fence, just large enough for the prey to slip through and get trapped inside. You howler at doors to come in and go … More Annihilator of Fuzzy Things
I joined a local mushroom group (because I can and there is a group for Everything) After my own study of this particular type of mushroom, its lookalikes and the price of being wrong (I like the non-dying types), I posted detailed pictures of this mushroom and had it unanimously confirmed as a Cinnabar (or … More Shrooms!