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A day in the lifeā€¦

It really sucks, you know. The doorbell rings just as I’m feeding my hair, and for one teeny moment I forget, and open the door without putting on my glasses first. Poof. One stone television repair person on the porch. I drag him inside and close the door...

Mosquito Hunting

<An entry for the Real Hitchhiker’s Guide> The Earth, although mostly harmless, is infested in places with some very irritating life-forms (excluding humans). As an alien visitor you can choose to avoid these places, but if you absolutely have to see them,...

Frog Serenade

On a hot summer night, humid and sleepy, the pond and its surroundings resound with amphibian revelry. Marveling at the many tones and patterns, I sneak out with a torch to get a look at the members of the chorus. As I step close the chorus falls silent, and in the...

Growing up

Once upon a time the world was mine. With a snap of my fingers it would appear. With a blink of my eye the sun would rise, with another, night would draw near. My world was amazing; it could change in a wink from a spaceship to a schoolroom and then to a farm where...