I’m writing this slow ’cause I know that you can’t read fast. We don’t live where we did when you left. Your Dad read in the paper that most accidents happened within twenty miles of home, so we moved. I wont be able to send you the address as the last family that lived here took the numbers with them for their next house, so they wouldn’t have to change their address. This place has a washing machine. The first day I put four shirts in, I pulled the handle and haven’t seen them since. It only rained twice this week, three days the firstRead More →

So what would happen if suddenly, magically, men could menstruate and women could not? Menstruation would become an enviable, boast-worthy,masculine event. Men would brag about how long, and how much. Boys wouldtalk about it as the envied beginning of manhood. Gifts, religiousceremonies, family dinners, and stag parties would mark the day. To prevent monthly work loss among the powerful, Congress would fund a National Institute of Dysmenorrhea. Doctors would research little about heart attacks, from which men were hormonally protected, but everything about cramps. Sanitary supplies would be federally funded and free. Of course, some men would still pay for the prestige of some commercialRead More →

Once upon a time there were three brothers who were knights in a certain kingdom. Now there was a Princess in a neighboring kingdom who was of marriageable age. The three brothers set off to travel there and see if one of them could win her hand. They set off in full armour, with their horses and their page. The road was long and there were many obstacles along the way, robbers to be overcome, hard terrain to cross. As they coped with each obstacle they became more and more disgusted with their page. He was not only inept, he was a coward, he couldRead More →