Don’t Feed the Folly

Do not feed the folly. You’ll be tempted to buy into the illusion that what we say and do in this life matters. Most folks love the idea that everything they do has impact and the world is a better place for their accomplishments. On a micro level, this is true. But no matter how […] Read more »

On Loneliness…

Loneliness is like a slow zombie, seemingly easy to avoid but every time you turn around, there it is. Even if you kill it, eventually another one rears its ugly head. The presence of happiness offers temporary respite but until you get what your loneliness craves, it’ll keep coming back. And loneliness doesn’t give up […] Read more »

Two Zombies Walk Into a Bar…

Two zombies walk into a bar. They both survey the scene. There’s a chubby guy dipping pork rinds in a draft beer. Three or four middle age women looking lonely and drinking martinis. In front of them are some business men, ties loosened, sport coats slightly rumpled, laughing too loud and adding to the already […] Read more »

For the Children

The ice cream man finished his rounds for the day, turned off the endless loop of carnival music, and turned the front of his truck toward home. He enjoyed his job…but it was later, after the work was done, that he got his reward. The evening news came on at 6pm, as usual. The ice […] Read more »

Life & Imagination

I doubt that life was ever meant to be figured out. More likely, it’s just something that happens and we’re to do our best with it. If others like what we do, that’s pretty cool. If not, well, at least make your story memorable. Use your imagination like a polymorphous tool. Wield it into a […] Read more »

Zombie Logic

Zombie overhears some food talking about money. They seem as interested in it as he is in eating the food. Being a thoughtful and introspective zombie, he decides he’ll give it a try. Zombie walks into a bank because he heard from some food that that’s where the money is. Zombie approaches the counter, tells […] Read more »

Eating Disorder

Harold looked at the world with weary eyes and a troubled mind. He had an eating disorder and it was dominating…no, strike that, destroying his life. He would eat a meal, sit back, ready to be at peace with his tummy and the rest of the world…and then he’d realize he was already thinking about […] Read more »

A Day In The Park

I remember when I lost my life. When they pulled me from the closet, huddled way back into the corner, freaked out by what reality had become. I heard them moaning, shuffling, and staggering down the hallway towards my room. The smell like rotting meat in a garbage can, seeping through the air. Sweat dripped […] Read more »