Tis Pity He's a Writer

Richard Daybell – Novels, stories and short humor

Stingy Jack

I always assumed that the carving of jack-o’-lanterns was a clever promotion by the Association of Pumpkin Growers because there just weren’t enough pumpkin pies being eaten in this world. … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 10 Comments

Get Out There and Discover Something

I missed Columbus Day. It snuck right past me. Were there no celebrations? Or am I getting foggy? Actually, Columbus Day is not as big on my agenda as the … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 10 Comments

Another Republican’s Head Explodes

Welcome to the Todd Akin Hall Of Fame. You remember “legitimate rape” Akin. Not about to let some guy from Missouri show him up, the Hoosier Republican (Tea Party) candidate … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 9 Comments

An Interview with the Last Undecided Voter

Q And who do you plan to vote for in the presidential election? A I haven’t decided. Q Do you know who’s running? A Of course, I know who’s running. … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 17 Comments

Reading the Funnies with Uncle Somebody or Other

I just finished reading the Sunday comics. It took me approximately four minutes. Time was I could take four minutes savoring just Calvin and Hobbes. And then there were those … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 5 Comments

And the 1% Shall Inherit the Earth

In the beginning, on the very first day of the Romney presidency, He tore asunder Obamacare, smiting it silly, keeping just the popular parts and banishing the unpopular parts to … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 10 Comments

You’re Getting Warm, Warmer, Now You’re Hot

Imagine the world as a little globe with a cute little village inside. It’s winter. You turn the globe upside down, then right side up, and little snowflakes begin to … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 15 Comments

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