Farl and whey

William Butler Yeats has been famously attributed the observation, “Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.” When my wife reads this she’ll suspect I was the subject. However, it is a funny observation and Ireland is known also for humorists. ┬áMaybe the Irish sense of…

It’s a jungle in there

A rocking chair, four books, and a stuffed dog had her almost to the snow globe. Her fingertips caressed the base as she tried to creep near enough to close her whole hand on it. She’d almost had it once when the chair rocked just right. As she strained to reenact that moment he came…