Wild-Ass Recipe

  Birds were chirping, bees were buzzing, and flowers blooming. In other words, it was a typical summer afternoon in the oxymoronic, Normal, IL  home of the Wild-Ass Limborg brothers. One would expect that such a gorgeous day would have goosed the boys’ imaginations beyond the speed limit, but they were having none of it. Instead, Sebo…

Wild-Ass Abduction!

“Who was that?” François sputtered through a mouthful of sardine sandwich. “Dude?” Sebastian announced as he hung up the phone. “We got big problems.” “How so?” He took slurped another bite of the sloppy sandwich. “Frankie, how can you eat that?” Sebastian grumbled. “It’s stinkin’ up the whole house!” “Open mouth, shove in, chew and swallow.” François shrugged….

Wild-Ass Search Party

  Continued from last week… “Oh, Dude…” Sebastian sighed. “What are we gonna do?” “Poor little guy.” Françoise mumbled, clenching Pendragon’s broken chain. “I don’t even know where to start looking!” “Maybe we should call the cops & report him as a missing person.” Sebastian picked up a tattered paper airplane and began refolding it into the…

Homunculi in Love

   Continued from the previous episode, “Wild-Ass Search Party.” “Dude?” François ventured. “We gotta find Pendragon, but fast! Do you have any idea what could happ…” “No shit, Frankie?” Sebastian feigned amazement. “I know exactly what a circus would do to someone like Pendragon. Look how they treat their animals! Why would the treat Pendragon any…

Wild-Ass Detectives

  We join the Lindborg family in Florence, Italy on the second leg of their family vacation. Here, at the Uffizi  Museum of Art, François and Sebastian try their inept hands at art interpretation. “Dude!” Sebastian whispered and pointed to La Primavera. “Lookit!” François’ gaze followed his brother’s outstretched finger. “Whoa! All the girls look…

Wild, Wild Asses

This week’s prompts as Grammar Ghoul Press are the word, “tonic” and the visual prompt Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, by the Limbourg Brothers. ¢¢ It was inevitable. The entire town knew it was just a matter of time before the wild-ass Limbourg brothers and the de Berry twins, Dingle & Razz, would hook-up. And they were afraid….

Wild-Ass Elements

    1. I will not cavort in class. 2. I will not cavort in class. … … 99. I will not cavort in class.   “Sebastian.” “Yes, Miss May?” “That will do. You may be excused.” “Yes, Ma’am.” Sebastian placed the now-miniscule piece of chalk in the chalkboard tray, grabbed his backpack and headed for…

Wild-Ass Field Trip

Today, we join the Lindborg brothers as they explore the Art Institute of Chicago with their classmates. Let’s listen in… “This place is pretty cool…” Francois observed as he glanced around. “Yeah,”  Sebastian agreed. “It is. I’m surprised they even let us in, after what happened on our last field trip.” “Aw, c’mon!” I’m never…

Wild-Ass Alchemy

“Whoa! Dude!” François slammed their bedroom door and dropped his book bag. “How’d you do that?” “Alchemy,” Sebastian gulped. “Damn…” “I fused Einsteinium, Fluorine, Cobalt…& whatever. Then, Phydeaux ate it and now he’s a…” “Wow. No way!” “Mom’s gonna kill me.” “Naaah! We’ll we teach him to use the litter box again.” “Whaddaya mean, again?” “Dude!…

Wild-Ass Vacation

“Dude!” Sebastian elbowed his brother. “Can you believe we’re on our way to Ireland?” “I can’t get my seatbelt fastened!” François fumbled with the clasps. “Here, hold Pendragon.” Sebastian gently hoisted the mini-man from François’ lap. “There’s the little-bitty monkey-guy…goo-goo!” “Don’t call him that! It hurts his feelings.” “I’m just joking, Dude. Monkey…homunculus…get it?” “Duh?” François rolled…

Day 41

This week’s prompt at the Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 writing challenge is the word recipe. Exactly 52 words. ** The holidays are upon us.  If you’re like me, you’re thinking homunculi. Don’t have one? No sweat. Be your own Homunculus Hero! Here’s how: 4 chicken bones 1 dollop  spermatozoa 7oz skin fragments 4oz donkey…

Wild-Ass Heroes

This week’s prompt at Chimera 66 is “Homunculus.”  ¢¢ “Whoa, Dude!” Sebastian exclaimed. “What is that?” “Not what; who.” Françoise corrected his brother. “His name is Pendragon.” “How…when….” Sebastian stammered. “…where’d he come from?” “Right here.” Françoise held up an empty box. “‘Homunculus Hero Incubation Kit?‘” “Yep!” Francoise beamed. “Took  forty days. Isn’t he the…