Category Archives: humor

Brevity is: Puzzled

brevity-is999 puzzle pieces on the wall
999 puzzle pieces
Take one down
Pass it around
We’re doomed

I don’t do puzzles. But Friday was “National Puzzle Day” and the wife insisted.

From out of nowhere she produced a 1,000-piece puzzle. It was a photograph of candy wrappers. It was used. I moaned, “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.”

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Origami #poetry

origami-catOrigamis fall apart.
The center does not fold.

–Pleats

The Cat Carrier Incident

cat-carrierA friend called and asked a favor. I’m not exactly the kind to give the shirt off my back so I was immediately wary and assumed a defensive stance. But it turned out all he wanted was to borrow our cat carrier. I said yes. I figured, what the hell.

What is it to actually be considerate of a person other than yourself? And why has this become such a lost art?

Recently it was the Fourth of July. As such, I had strongly considered keeping the cat carrier handy in case the asshole neighbor(s) shot fireworks at our house and set it ablaze. I wanted to be be disaster prepared and able to whisk my kitties away to safety at a moment’s notice.

Alas, I was afflicted by inertia and never got off my lazy ass to get the damn thing. I decided to roll the dice and play the odds. After all, my house wouldn’t burn down. Probably.

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Comic Strip: Molecules

molecules

Guru Comic: Friendly

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Guru Comic: Dark Times

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Guru Comic: Turning Over An Old Leaf

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