FF: Change the Channel?

Tap the frog to join the fun!  “Oh it’s that boring show again. Mommy, can’t you change the channel?” Monica has to fight back a laugh. “It’s not a show. It’s the news.” “What is news?” “It tells us what’s going on in the world.” She turns up the volume to hear the stock market […]

FF: The Pen Is Mightier….

JUST FOR FUN CLICK THE FROG “Why do humans keep looking at me like that?” Sammy bent out of shape in order to peer at his friend before snapping back into his paperclip persona. “If you keep moving around, sooner or later they notice.” Meanwhile, Molly grabs the pen she was looking for and sticks […]

FF: I Do

CLICK THE FROG TO JOIN THE PARTY! Once upon a time, I remember you said: always count the cost. No one starts major construction without first counting the cost. Forever feels like a very long time to promise to anyone. My breath catches at the thought. Can we really do this? Really? Then, I remember. […]

FF: Token Female

With an exhausted sigh, I pull the wooden token out of the sack: woman in dress with apron. Great. “Why is it we have one female token, and it means you have to do dishes?” There are five of us in the bunker, five of the final human beings left alive on the planet. The […]

FF: Straw Man Argument

CLICK THE FROG TO JOIN THE FUN! On the outside, Rita was pleasant as could be. People often marveled at her sense of calm. “She is such a nice person. So sweet and innocent.” In her backyard, a straw dummy clings to a wooden pole, sackcloth face scarred and bursting. Rita’s dummy served two purposes. […]

FF: Meet You There

CLICK FROG FOR ADMISSION Meet me at Coney Island, the one that never closes or dies. We will eat corn dogs and ride all the rides. I will win every prize. No. That’s not right. It wouldn’t be fun to win or to lose forever. I press my fingers against the wood coffin, and a […]

FF: Forever, Like This

Click the Frog to Join the Fun!  Waves whisper in their delicate, gentle way as they sweep up and over sun-baked sand. My head rests on your lap, safe and secure in the hot, musky scent of you. Your nimble fingers trace random patterns on my skin, each movement, each touch one of sensuous, deliberate […]

FF: True Story

Click Frog to Join the Fun Sitting in the front yard, she smiles at the child staring wide-eyed. “But you got the bad guy, right?” “Yep. I got a sprained ankle, but he gets life in prison.” Her husband arrives with iced tea as the children leave. “Telling tales again?” “Would I do that?” “Hmph. […]

FF: Deep Questions

CLICK THE FROG! Maybe there is an invisible consciousness that watches us all, and if so – deep question: what would such a being want? A light flicks on, and Carly jumps in surprise. The studio apartment she shares with Phil comes into sharp relief. There’s an empty mug next to her chair. “You have […]

FF: Too Soon?

CLICK FOR FUN! Mary stared out the window at the neighbor’s lawn decorations, at the giant Santa along with the giant bunny and a row of four-leaf clovers. “This is getting ridiculous now. It isn’t even Thanksgiving yet.” Pete, her husband, continued reading the paper. “Do the Grover’s have their Christmas decorations out early again?” “Much worse. […]