Dem Bones

A Dem Bones Fairytale: The Scribe

October 31st, 2011 |

High on a hill in a tower built of bones, the Scribe etches tales on the boulders themselves. Stella offers a creepy tale for your Halloween pleasure.

The Queen who demanded seven inches: A Dem Bones fairy tale

June 5th, 2011 |

It was known that while the ladies of the court collected rubies and pearls, the Queen was given to collecting…sausages.

The Prince and the Bald Spot (or how he got his hairball)

April 24th, 2011 |

With the Royal Wedding is a week away, folks are in a tizzy over the Prince’s hair. Judith pens an ode to the receding follicles of HRH William of Wales.

The Saga of Bridget & John: An Irish tale

March 17th, 2011 |

Each year when everyone but the Irish celebrate St. Pat’s Day, my thoughts turn to the whereabouts of me great grandmudder, a rippin’ wench if there ever was one.

A Dem Bones Fairytale: Why the Badger bristles

March 5th, 2011 |

Snug in his underground sett, the Badger couldn’t help but notice the rumbling of thousands of boot-clad feet as they shook the ground above his abode…

A Dem Bones Fairytale: A Guy Named Pea

February 13th, 2011 |

I met him online — “Pea@pickapea.com.” Figuring he’d be just right for a Princess like me, I decided to give it a shot.

The Chocolate-Covered Crone: A Dem Bones Fairytale

December 26th, 2010 |

She dared to peek over the edge of the vat and tumble in. A few gulps and she was coated from head to toe. But beneath the chocolate crust, her heart beat on…

Onychophagia: Confessions of a nail biter

September 5th, 2010 |

Nail biters are like squirrels. You can hardly ever beat them down.

The Saga of Rita Sue LaDeux

August 22nd, 2010 |

I alone know who swung that ax. I can see her now … her flaming red hair blowing in the wind.

Slotz on a Stick: The continuing tale

July 18th, 2010 |

Whether or not Tant was ever fingered for copping Slotz — along with fifty or more innocent citizens –is not a matter of record.