Boone had his shirt close around his neck and a handkerchief half over his face to shut off the mosquitoes. They made a steady buzzing around his head, for all that he and Jim had built a smudge and bedded down close to it. He could hear Jim slapping his face and rubbing the itch afterwards.Continue reading “Under a Chip … A Pringle?”
Category: Human Nature
Love Is Blue
I have always contended that the reason for our obscenity laws was to officially obscure the observation that the human animal is no different from most other mammals, not to mention birds and reptiles.
Exhibition of sexual organs and other prominent secondary body parts is as natural as a baboon’s blue butt.Continue reading “Love Is Blue”
The Father Is Brother To the Child
When my younger brother was born I was in Junior High School. That made me thirteen years old, or, to put it another way, thirteen years older than my brother. This is interesting to me because I calculate that my father was probably seventeen years old when I was born … maybe eighteen. So, if I was the older brother, should I have thought of my father as being more of an older brother to me than as a wise and experienced father?Continue reading “The Father Is Brother To the Child”