Tag Archive | humor

5 Reasons Why I’m a Bad Influence

5 Reasons Why I’m a Bad Influence

I fed my kids pie for dinner Yes, you read that right. I fed my kids pie for dinner last night. Did I mention the crust is made with butter and lard? That’s not low-fat ice cream either but Blue Bell vanilla bean. We might have had some sushi and warm crusty bread too. But […]

And Pie for All

And Pie for All

I’m a sucker for those Facebook Quizzes and memes based on things like your initials and birthday. My favorite is one that gives all kinds of options of things to do with famous or infamous people from books, movies, and TV such as the dreaded “go to prison with Voldemort.” Mine is fantastic – “Rule the […]

The Neighbors

The Neighbors

One day, the husband and I were watching TV whilst multi-tasking, and, as Hulu is prone to do in an effort to suck the viewers into a catatonic state of materialistic vulnerabilities, the next episode in their suggested line came on auto-play. It was a sit-com called “The Neighbors.” Now, when it first came on, […]

Writing Tips From Politics

Writing Tips From Politics

Why? Because we should always glean help from all areas of life, right? And honestly, they’ve got to be useful for something, right? Accuracy isn’t nearly as important as what sounds plausible Cliches are a valuable convention when the details are too complex for the average reader There’s no problem with promoting someone’s book without […]

Pack Rat

The following is some fun I had with a writing prompt given at a writers meeting a while back. Just sharing :). My sister-in-law jokes that if you look up our last name—Heckenbach—in the dictionary, you’ll find that it is the German derivation of “hide in the back.” Every blood member of the Heckenbach family […]

Flash Fic.: Bad Timing

(Another flash fiction I wrote for the fun of it – my first sci-fi actually) Word Count: 689 The machine hummed to life, spitting green sparks from thick, titanium coils. “This is it, Celeste,” whispered the old man as he felt for the hand of his teenage daughter.  “Daddy’s invention is about to change the […]