Backyard Squirrel Adventures

Having numerous trees in our backyard brings shade, huge piles of fall leaves, a variety of birds and, of course, squirrels. Now squirrels are not ... read more

Did I Ever Tell You About Our Chipmunks' Dastardly Deeds?

My husband and I were enjoying breakfast while exclaiming over the variety of birds visiting our backyard when my eye caught a chipmunk climbing mo ... read more

King Freddie Wants A Development Project

The big question on Freddie's feeble mind was how to further increase the nation's wealth. He knew that eventually he would probably have to consul ... read more

My Worst Day on My Last Day of Employment

I worked as a Spanish teacher at Columbia State Community College in Columbia, TN for two and a half years. At least two times a week, I commuted f ... read more

George Tries On Cuthbert's Splendid Helmet

King Freddie had appointed George in place of Cuthbert as England's Patron Saint and Minister for the Environment. Cuthbert was retained as Ministe ... read more

Recipe For The Russian Soul

While rehearsing for our upcoming show, Russian director Aleksey Burago and I had a heated discussion about the Russian Soul--namely, the lack of i ... read more

Our Five (Maybe Six) Main Senses

We have five or six main senses, so I'm told. I'll skip some that one might think of like 'common sense' which your parents tried to instill in you ... read more

A Tribute to Comedy

With all due respect to all comedians everywhere, the greatest comedians of all time are no longer with us, except for Jerry Lewis as of this writi ... read more

Donald Trump and Dee Snider Say We're Not Gonna Take It

They say that politics makes for strange bedfellows. This could be no more true than in the case of Twisted Sisters Dee Snider and Donald Trump, or ... read more

Daddy Duck Attack

The Louisiana State University campus where I went to school years ago had lakes full of ducks, whose behavior made it clear that they owned the la ... read more

Front-Lines Measuring Drones

Very recently the President of the United States announced his new semi-secret policy of Notboots on the Ground, in a country whose initials are Sy ... read more

George Tastes Ashanti Fire-Water

Patron Saint George, Prime Minister Merlin and George's man, Jack, travelled to the Gold Coast in West Africa in search of food for a baby woggalog ... read more

When Cuthbert Was Reappointed Patron Saint

With the Prime Minister, Merlin the Whirlin, dismissed from office and George on strike, King Freddie had reappointed the old Patron Saint, Cuthber ... read more

Ridding England of Immigrant Monsters

Patron Saint Cuthbert had been reappointed by King Freddie after George went on strike in support of sacked Prime Minister, Merlin. The King reason ... read more

Selecting The First English Cricket Team

It was in the days of Good King Freddie, and Prime Minister, Merlin, and Patron Saint and Minister for the Environment, George, had drawn up the ru ... read more