Of Friendship and Comedic Value
There is of course the law of comedy which states that cruelty to one’s friends is permitted as long as it is really really funny.
Owen, You Sweet Idiot
We’re back! An unexpected break for the holiday to recharge a bit. It’s that old saying: You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose; but if you have a friend like Owen you have to stew quietly while he says something completely stupid. Also, Owen is really going hunting for some treasure […]
A Parent Trap
Try as you might you can’t get away from chores, no matter how ill-timed they may be. Looking like I will be going down to one update a week for the time being. But hope to get back on track after the summer!
On a grand scale, twenty and a million are actually very close together. I bet once they start talking about billions and trillions Petunia’s mom will feel pretty silly for making the distinction…
Parents, by their nature, are immensely embarrassing. That is all.
Petunia’s tragic flaw is that she cannot stop narrating her own adventure. Someday she will learn about internal monologues, but sadly, today is not that day.
Greedy, Hungry, and Not That Smart
Don’t let Petunia’s comparison of the king and a dragon give you the impression she has a low opinion of him. She didn’t even mention the king’s worst qualities: he’s also lazy and mean and smelly.
What Good Is a Sword?
What can a sword possibly do against a giant fire breathing dragon? Oh, what? You’re going to stab its belly and try to what, tickle it to death? Gimme a break. You’re better off with a really good joke book if that’s your plan.
Baby Needs His Revenge
This is the problem with being friends with royalty: they can always pull the ol’ “I’ll throw your family in the dungeon” card to get you to do things. We can all relate, right?