In our fast-paced, digital world, language is often reduced to quick, simple, and often crass phrases that prioritize shock value over artistry. We’ve lost the art of witty insults and creative cursing, and we may have also lost something deeper – a way of expressing our emotions, challenging authority, and engaging with the world in a way that is both creative and thought-provoking.
Category Archives: humor
Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast
We’ve all heard those motivational quotes urging us to wake at dawn. Quotes such as, “The early bird gets the worm” or “Wake up early and tackle the day before it tackles you.” I have a far better phrase for you, and it’s from Alice In Wonderland: ” Why sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
El Sindrome De La Gata Flora
A certain amount of anguish, restlessness, and confusion is guaranteed when hanging with a person who is afflicted by the Gata Flora Syndrome, whether in the bedroom or the boardroom, as you’ll never know where they or you stand.
Saying that the greatest friendship is that created of opposites, might explain Patrick and Tony’s friendship. Two men made of entirely different cloth and weave. Patrick is a tight weave, like expensive Egyptian cotton compared to Tony’s weave, which is as loose as a fishnet intended for catching big fish. A funny tale of friendship, becoming a pet owner and finding love.
LIVING WITH THE DEAD
12 MIN READ: “Purgatory is not meant to be easy Lucy, it’s a place where we pay for our sins, in order to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the gates of heaven and that can take years.
“That is a long time.” Lucy tries to imagine what years must feel like.
“Your uncle Fabio he was a good man, bless his soul, but he was no angel either, he could use a little extra help, men are weak when it comes to sins of the flesh, the flesh is weak. One day, when you‘re a woman Lucy, you’ll understand. Lucy makes a mental note to not commit any sins of the flesh.
A short story inspired by the years spent working in Corporate settings. A comical look at the gap and contrast between the privileged and those less so.