Donkey Love

  When the cattle arrived on the Funny Farm so did the two donkeys. The initial shipment included a female donkey or as Hubby calls her, the Jenny Ass. Jenny is a shy critter, who prefers her own company to the intrusive busybodies with whom she shares the...

The Ring 2.0

It was an annual tradition. Every Labor Day weekend, the men in the family drove to the Texas Gulf Coast to engage in the delights of deep-sea fishing. It was a time of bonding, fun, and getting stinking grubby. After the men realized a small fishing boat suitable for...

A Twist of Fate

How could she have known walking into the pharmacy would change her life forever? “Hello, little brother,” she greeted her sibling with a mischievous grin, knowing he hated that she was the eldest and not him. “Droll, sister. What can I get you?” Across the pharmacy,...

The Preferred Response

What is the first word a child learns? If your thought process tends toward the emotional, then you will likely answer Mamma or Da Da. But contrary to your sentimental assumptions, the answer is No. All too often we forget that a child is born with Emmanuel Kant’s...

Nasal Assaults

According to an online article published by Anthony Carboni, the Rockefeller University Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior stated their “overall goal … to understand how complex behaviors are modulated by external chemosensory cues and internal physiological...