I leapt at the chance to have my name engraved on my very own garbage can. Now when my trash is picked up, it will have an identity and a purpose. Sure, it will just end up in a landfill, but an observant trash collector will get the chance to concoct a story surrounding that … Continue reading A Brief Flicker
We all needn’t shatter our mouths on such unworkable jawbreakers, there’s no cause for that activity. I’m afraid of losing my teeth, so what we shall do is clear. We’ll scrap all that candy and get some beef jerky, as we still want a bit of a challenge.
We launched the remnants of a poplar tree through the air and watched it come down with a smack. There’s something so satisfying about flinging logs in random directions and watching passers-by scratch their heads in amusement. Next time we’ll make papier mâché planes and float them over the lake until they fall and get … Continue reading Before We Get Bored
The previous tenant didn’t paint the walls before leaving. You can see the outlines of picture frames, hung before the paint had a chance to dry properly. This person is always hurrying here and there, and can presently be found lunging at trees in the park, playing a game of chicken they can never win.
Marty has a look on his face that indicates his intimate knowledge of the price of limes at his corner bodega, but he won’t tell anyone. He wants people to see for themselves while visiting the store and perusing the produce. Marty has always been a proponent of mom and pop places, and his face … Continue reading Mom and Pop Places