Weather Woes

There once was a weatherman whose name doesn’t matter. He ran weather calculations deep into the night.  He only slept about 4 hours per night. His office was covered in maps, some modern, some ancient. He consulted horoscopes and bible verses.  Anything to get an edge. One day, his boss, whose name doesn’t matter, walked … Continue reading Weather Woes

Lucas and the career change

After much soul searching, Lucas decided to turn his weakness into a strength.  He stopped bemoaning the fact that he suffered from a rare neurological condition (“compulsively making up silly names and shoehorning them into your blog”).  Instead, he became a motivational speaker, specifically helping people who CAN’T come up with silly names for THEIR … Continue reading Lucas and the career change

“Best Blog of the Year” Award

Lucas receives the “Best Blog of the Year” award.  He is wearing a tux, speaking at a center stage podium to hundreds of other formally dressed guests Lucas: I never thought I’d make it here.  12 years ago, I was diagnosed with a very rare and severe disorder called “making up names and shoehorning those … Continue reading “Best Blog of the Year” Award

Finally home

Lucas and his wife, Adriana Horatio-Modell, pulled into their driveway. Finally, Lucas's compulsive "making up names and shoehorning them into this blog" was cured after a successful brainsurgery. The neighbors, Morris Yuligan, Ferguson Rimps, Manual St. Daniels, and Scooby Wiles had pinned "Welcome Home!" balloons to their mailbox. His kids, Garrison Goodwillow, Chickabee Martin, Rapaport … Continue reading Finally home

Research Expedition

Lucas lead the research team deep into the jungle.  It was a tight knit crew. The chief botanists, Odysseus Yardsley and Alphonso Daniels, marched behind him. Further back were the history professors, Cynthia Coolwell and Clive Nunez. Lucas had named several of birds overhead - Cooper Crockwell, Elena Hudson-Shimsley, and Topher Robespierre. The two local … Continue reading Research Expedition

Small Town Courtroom

Lucas Plumsberry awaited his verdict.  He recognized a lot of people in this small town courtroom. The judge, Donovan Lumfren, made his opening remarks.  Rudy Cooperbury, the bailiff, stood stoically beside him.  His lawyer, Katy Jackamore, assured him all would turn out ok.  His best friends, Ellis Midnight, Rufus Brampton, and Christof Supian sat hopefully … Continue reading Small Town Courtroom