Since laughter is the best medicine, shouldn’t the cost of humor books be covered by Medicare?
Our cat Welby—the world’s best cat ever—lived with us for the last 9 years of her life, and the happiest moment for us in all that time was when she peed a big puddle on […]
My father, who was a lawyer, delighted in telling the story of how a woman came to him as a potential client in her divorce case and told him, “I want you because I’ve heard […]
I know Samson is supposed to be a tragic figure, but these days I envy him. After all, he had a woman who’d cut his hair. My wife, on the other hand, absolutely refuses to […]
First off, I’m sensitive to the offensiveness of the possessive pronoun “my” in the title, as if my wife belongs to me—though I admit, after 30 years of marriage, I do feel we belong together. […]
Artwork by Lauren Faulkenberry. Idea/text by Bill Spencer. Lauren Faulkenberry is a novelist and illustrator living in western North Carolina. Originally from South Carolina, she has worked as an archaeologist, an editor, and a ranger […]
Need a scary story to tell around the campfire? Here’s one: In the long history of dessert, there has never been a menace as sinister as The Dreaded Can of Apricots. This foul fiend was […]