For Lo! It came to pass that while Sparketta was with child, father unknown, all the inhabitants of Sparkyville were required to go to the place of their birth to register their guns and religion, their political theories, and their national origins. So JoSparky loaded up his wife and the necessary supplies for a trip to Vancouver. Continue reading
Mental illness is nothing to joke about. Depression makes people desperate in a country where there is little help available and few places to turn. Be sure to listen to those you know and be ready to call for help on their behalf if needed. Continue reading
In the classic story about growing up in rural Missouri, Samuel Clemens, writing as Mark Twain, included a parable where Tom Sawyer made painting his aunt’s fence seem like so much fun that his buds lined up to take a turn at it. Continue reading
Urban renewal happens in Sparkyville faster than you can say Wait, I still live here! And when a house in Sparkyville is demolished, the yard goes, too. No tree is left standing, no staircase inside or out. Continue reading
Sparky is having a white elephant sale. NO, really, he or she has two white elephants that you can’t live without! Continue reading
Here’s a male Sparky who is selling his guy stuff. I have to wonder if he is turning in his man card and going to pitch for the other side. Sort of a mash up of the movies Everything Must Go and TransAmerica. Both great movies, by the way. Continue reading
A couch is a sofa is a chesterfield.
By any other name it would still sag. Continue reading