Humor & Satire

Regarding Works of Fiction, Including But Not Limited to Humor, Satire, or Parody:
Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. If you think an article or a story is about you, someone you know, or some organization to which you belong, when it does not specifically mention you, you are probably mistaken, extremely paranoid, or simply narcissistic.

Local Community Christmas Tree Recently Named Ugliest In Small Town America

2 December 2018 Humor & Satire

Dateline: Ephrata, Pennsylvania A local community Christmas tree was recently named the ugliest Christmas tree in small town America, thanks to its incomplete decoration which resulted in the evergreen having only half its lights. The announcement was made on social media via Facebook, and quickly garnered 1.5 million likes.

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Confuse-A-Customer, the Martin’s Country Market Way

15 May 2017 Humor & Satire

Here’s another confusing scenario at Martin’s Country Market in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. In the store, by the bakery, Martin’s offers free gourmet coffee, both regular and decaf. It’s very good. Between the urns and coffee machine is a plastic container for, “Coffee Donations.” Now, technically “free” is not on the sign behind the urns. But, nevertheless, […]

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Meet Jonathan “Merry” Meriwether, and some new youth and young adult fiction

22 October 2015 Fiction

{ This attempt at Youth and/or Young Adult fiction began when my son, Ethan, who was beginning to read the same, some ten years ago. It may be set in the late Sixties or early Seventies as I draw much from my childhood for some of the set up. I like the characters, and their […]

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Horace and The One-Eyed Bunny

20 October 2015 Fantasy/Sci-Fi

This story start came from seeing one of Lily the Little Black Dog’s many chew toys. Like many of her toys, past and present, they seem to lose eyes, limbs, stuffing, and other parts. It’s also one of my few attempts of writing in the first person. The usual disclaimer: no editing was done to this article, […]

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