Universal Vegetation

Universal Vegetation

The Daily Post   "Mom? Dad?" Sprout asked. "Who's the little runt next to me?" "Oh, that's your sibling," Dad answered. "My what?" "Your sibling. You know, a baby brother or sister." "It sure doesn't look like us," Sprout observed. “Are you sure it’s ours?” “Of course, dear,” Mom replied. “Give it some time. You’ll see.” “I hope [...]

Feeling Sapphire

Birthday candles were the inspiration; adolescent psychosis provided the motivation. "It's so pretty, Mister," Freddy explained to the fire fighter after torching the neighbor's doghouse. (He'd made sure Duke was at the groomer's, first). “I like the fire,” he continued. "The blue is like Mommy’s [saffer] ring. And the orange is for Halloween and pumpkins.” That was [...]

At the Garage

The Daily Post "I’m gonna miss ol’ Gus.” "Yep-eroo," Joey sighed. "Ain’t nobody can bust a tire faster’n him...” “Uh-huh. Change his mind slicker’n snot, too!” “You betcha. Reckon that's why folks called ’m Quicksilver.” “Hee-hee! First he’s buyin’ the garage; next he's lookin' at new houses, then he's off to Tahiti with th’ cashier." “He’ll be back.” Gus’s wife [...]