My Big Red Monster

My Big Red Monsterby Lois June WickstromA big strong red monster lives under my bed.My brother doesn’t believe me.My brother says, “There are no monsters! Tell it to come out! I dare you!”One evening, when my brother isn’t looking, I lean over the edge of my bed and I say, “Red Monster! ...more

Inside the Old Honey Pot — The Henderson Apiaries Carleton Place | lindaseccaspina

Inside the Old Honey Pot — The Henderson Apiaries Carleton Place | lindaseccaspina ...more

Nepotism

Why doesn’t my family believe in nepotism?I wish they did. ...more

What Use are Dead Ancestors?

My younger daughter signed our family up with an online genealogy site.A few days ago I received a message that there had been updates in our family.I clicked the link.Updates:My father’s name is now misspelled.My father’s mother’s name is now misspelled.My father’s current wife is listed as a relative of my mother.My brother, sister and I are now listed as children of one of my father’s other wives – not our mother.And my father’s current wife is listed as dead.I spent the time correcting these errors....more

No Vacant Lots for Us

My husband, the alien, and I have been trying to buy vacant lots that belong to the city of Philadelphia. We want to build a one-story home because my husband is having trouble climbing stairs. Philly is a city of row houses and over 40,000 vacant lots ....more

Erotic Ode to Peeps with Precious Precarious Peep Photos | lindaseccaspina

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Trying to Draw Courage

I've been trying to draw what courage looks like. Here are two attempts: ...more

Aliens in Lanark County | lindaseccaspina

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Blemished Wishes

On the way back from the restroom at a local business, I noticed a new sign: Best WishesThis sign never makes sense to me. ...more