Come take batting practice with us, Danny…. for ever and ever and ever.
Peter was feeling especially lucky today. Illustration Friday suggested “talisman” back in 2009. Here is my illustration from then.
“The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.” ― Thelonious Monk
Billy wanted to get in a little damsel-in-distress saving and dragon slaying before bedtime.
In the 1950s, Linwood Burton ran a successful ship cleaning business with accounts up and down the east coast of the United States. His workers, however, suffered regular injuries from the caustic nature of the cleansers they used. A concerned Burton, using his basic knowledge of chemistry, began formulating a solution that could cut through …
At the 1936 Summer Olympics, held in Nazi-controlled Berlin, Germany, Jesse Owens single-handedly crushed Adolf Hitler’s myth of Aryan supremacy. Jesse, an African-American son of sharecroppers, won four gold medals in track and field in Berlin before an astonished crowd. Despite his achievements and the accolades he received, he was not offered an invitation to …
In Greek mythology, Liriope, a nymph, was raped by Cephissus, the river god. A mystical seer told Liriope that their son, Narcissus, would live a long life, as long as he never recognized his own beauty. Narcissus discovered his reflection in the waters of a spring and stared at himself for eternity.
No. Not green.
One more than four. Seven less than twelve.
I remember everything! I remember every little thing as if it happened only yesterday. I was barely 17 and I once killed a boy with a fender guitar. I don’t remember if it was a Telecaster or a Stratocaster, but I do remember That it had a heart of chrome and a voice like a …