While I am a fan of history in general, there are a select few eras that I find especially fascinating. One era, that I have mentioned before, is Victorian England. 447 more words
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By Matthew Olshan; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
This is a story about Lalouche. A humble, nimble, fast, little mailman with a curly cue mustache who lives in Paris, France “one hundred and a few-odd years ago.” Poor Lalouche gets sacked from his beloved job and somehow finds himself in the Paris boxing scene. 134 more words
I may have mentioned it a thousand times before, but I was born without the maternal gene. I don’t understand or care for the children of humans, but I damn sure will judge you if I think that you are doing a terrible job at it, because I have two cats and a dog, and c’mon, that’s more or less the same thing, right? 849 more words
I knew a man who was a traveling salesman by day and made furniture by night.
He discovered his aptitude for making furniture not long after he’d heard of an alternate reality that one could access through electronic signals in the brain that would transmit from one person to the next. 1,211 more words