Tag: friends

The Elf In The Shoe

Chapter One:   “Henry J, get down here and eat your breakfast.  The bus is going to be here any minute.” “Coming, Dad.” “Well, hurry up, already.  I’ve called you now three times.  I made oatmeal, your favorite.” “Is that the burning smell?” “There’s no burning smell down here. ...

What’s The Value?

What’s the value of a breast?  You know, how much is a breast worth? I’m not talking about the combo meal with two sides and a soft drink at your local fast food store; I’m talking about a woman’s breast.  How much is it worth? Truth be told, I...

It’s Not a Real Book

I have to smile at people sometimes.  They ask me, “You’ve published a book?” I reply, “Yes, four of them now.” “Who’s your publisher?” “Amazon, I self-publish.” “Oh, so they’re not real books.” Thirty years ago, a comment like that would have resulted in one of us getting hurt....