Monthly Archives: October 2009

One Minute Story – Halloween Edition

“You tied your husband to a tree?” the cop asked. “Yeah,” said the lady, “‘Cause he kept messin’ around with them neighborhood bitches.” The cop walked around to the back yard, and found the man sitting there patiently. “Christ,” said … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Advice to Banks That Buy Local Banks

Those of you who read my blog may remember my gagging disgust at Chase’s attempts to woo Seattle by telling us we had great fish, or that Chase’s presence was making the sun come out. It’s nothing new. In the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

One Minute Story: The Tower Hat

The Tower Hat Once there was a tall tower. At the top of the tower lived a wizard with a large hat, shaped like the tower itself. The wizard claimed a smaller wizard lived in his hat, and that this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

One Minute Story: The Earings of Blood

The Earrings of Blood Once there was a woman who had earrings made of drops of blood. She didn’t like the clasps they had on them, so she ordered new ones. Her husband really wanted to use the bathroom, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A Cautionary Tale: More Updates

So, now the sheriff has officially stated the “balloon boy” debacle is a hoax. See the CNN article for more details. One note to our friends overseas: I’ve seen a lot of statements about how “moronic” folks in the USA … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

One Minute Story: The Chess Crab

The Chess Crab Once upon a time there was a crab who would play chess with himself every day, using pieces he carved out of driftwood with his mighty claw. Every day it was a stalemate. Then, a wizard appeared. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

A Cautionary Tale: Update

Just a day after I speculated about Richard Heene making the “balloon boy” tale up as a hoax, Robert Thomas makes a post claiming just that. Robert’s statements are basically my worst fears realized. I won’t go into them here, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

One Minute Story – The Hardware Monkey

The Hardware Monkey The monkey went into the hardware store and started eating nails. “You get outta here!” screamed the hardware man. The monkey didn’t stop until he’d eaten every nail in the place. “Well, dang!” said the hardware man. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

A Cautionary Tale

I see some parallels between Balloon Boy and My Kid Could Paint That. Both Richard Heene and Mark Olmstead were fathers whose children were given a national spotlight. Falcon Heene was thought to have taken a dangerous balloon trip. Marla … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

A Story Written in One Minute

Roommates of the Animal Kingdom Once upon a time there was a bunny. It was a cute little fuzzy white bunny that lived in a hole in the ground. Unfortunately, the hole was very shallow. So, he had to share … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments