I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you a belated Happy President’s Day! To commemorate this fine holiday, here is the Little One’s drawing of Abe Lincoln.
“The typewriter hit the wall in much the same way that a sock full of porridge doesn’t.”
–From A Short History of My Dummy Spits
Submitted by JC Newbery
“You start with a pencil. The # is your choice. Hold it with the tip pointing away from you. Are you ready? Here’s what you do…”
–From Sharpening Pencils for Dummies
Submitted by Kathy at Happy At Home (more entries at link)
Sadly, Estelle closed the door against Myron’s pinched face, knowing that the refusal of his mother’s hamantaschen, which he held in his hands like a foil-wrapped bouquet, would seal their doomed relationship forever.
–From Bubke Baby
Submitted by Sometimes Sophia
It was raining and everything was wet. Sarah didn’t want to go outside for she had a terrible fear of melting.
– From Adventures of a Bar of Soap
Submitted by Kisatrtle at Kisatrtle’s Kreative Korner (more entries at link)
“He looked briefly to the West, then briefly to the North; the wind whipped his hair up into a ‘fro, and he looked, then, South. She was coming up behind him, which was the only direction he hadn’t looked, and the door swung shut behind him as they realized: they were locked out of the only cabin for hundreds of miles, and she had to use the bathroom.”
–From Look Homeward, Young Santa
Submitted by CDB at Fingers and Paws (more entries at link)
“Sobbing beautifully, as only a beautiful woman can, Charlotte whipped her glossy, raven locks back and shook her delicately petite, if defiant, fist in vain at the cowardly retreating back of her one-time-fiance, who had only just previously heartlessly rejected her because of his own pitiful inability to tame her wild, unbridled nature.”
–From The Grossly Unjust Rejection of Beautifully Unbroken Charlotte
Submitted by Shannon at Inkhearts (more entries at link)