Urban scenes

  • April, a long time fan of "The Princess Bride,"  was studying art and wanted to paint the movie's last scene where Westley and Buttercup do their famous kiss.  Turns out that, while not getting the Old Masters' style exactly right, it was a fair abstract effort . . .

The Kiss

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: Old Movies, Pop culture, Travel, Urban scenes|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Kiss

Heavy

Texas good ol’ gal Justine-Lucille knew that back-to-back cruises–one to the Caribbean, one to Alaska, and one in the Mediterranean–with all you can eat lobster plus free beer and drinks hadn’t been kind to her dieting plan.  She hadn’t realized just how badly she had sabotaged her goal until she tried the elephant ride . . .

By |November 9th, 2018|Categories: Texas, Urban scenes|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Heavy

Job Search

Mary had to find another job. The saddle sores were bad enough and winter was coming, but the carpal tunnel syndrome from holding that dumb ship up put her job loyalty at somewhere below zero. . .

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: Urban scenes, World Travel Sites||Comments Off on Job Search

Area 51

When the bad boys from high school had had a few beers, they sneaked into area 51; when they saw what the military had not used that had come from outer space, they had to wonder . . .

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Travel, Urban scenes, World Travel Sites|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Area 51

Appropriate Dress

It had been called a casual outdoor event, but Hector told Billy that they should have taken London’s winter weather into account . . .

By |August 1st, 2018|Categories: Travel, Urban scenes, World Travel Sites|Tags: , |Comments Off on Appropriate Dress

Free Range

As PETA planned their new world headquarters in Beijing, they were dedicated not only to ethical treatment for animals, but for everything, including building materials. Sourcing free range sand, gravel, cement, structural steel and especially wood was proving difficult and very expensive . . .

By |June 6th, 2018|Categories: China, Urban scenes|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Free Range