Help Wanted: Seeking Kitty Girl Friday for Light Office Duties, to Fill Family Furball Role
Two adorable green eyes peered out at me from a Craigslist ad – over whiskers that extended well beyond her little furry face. She had one paw delicately curled underneath her – and she looked small enough to fit in the palm of my hand.
'American Horror Story'
Ominous music drifts through the eerie opening scene as an animal’s skeletal remains rattle and dangle from a tree. It’s 1978 in Los Angeles. A little girl in a gold dress stands alone in an overgrown yard, gazing at a vine-covered mansion. She’s completely still.
- Third Place in Bedtime Stories Challenge
"Bo Finds Some Berry to Love"Third Place in Bedtime Stories Challenge
There’s nothing more magical than childlike wonder and unconditional love. When we are small, the world around us seems so big – and it takes so little to amuse us. Blowing bubbles, running in the sprinkler, watching a ladybug crawl across a leaf, charging around the room in a superhero cape, and hosting a tea party for our favorite stuffed animals can provide hours of fun.
That nagging, “Is this the end of the world?” question that we all ask ourselves in the face of increased violence and mayhem – the one we eventually cast off as an absurd macabre fantasy - was finally answered with an irrefutable “yes.” The world as I knew it is gone.