“The Magic Blanket” / Memorable Fancies #595

I have invented a magic blanket. Stick your head under it and you won’t worry, plan, estimate, cogitate, regret, ponder, or have any other painful conscious thoughts. You do, however, need a trusted friend to pull you out from under it every so often. Be careful not to choose someone whose head is under his own magic blanket. <<see Random Post above - find something new>> … [Read more...]

“The Wilding” / Memorable Fancies #1367

They were yelling, hooting, tumbling out of their truck in front of me as I slipped into the dark woods, went deeper pushing through branches, stumbling on roots. Through the trees I heard them calling to each other behind my back, “there!” “no, he’s over here!” Why me? Because I was on a lonely road at night and they were eager to attack – anyone? Their truck was still on the road, headlights on but aimed the wrong way to find me; but sooner or later they might, just by random chance. And … [Read more...]