A Taste of Spring

 A little bit of warmth, a hint of spring, and everything looks better.

The Real Cinderella

 When selecting a fairy godmother, examine the candidate's credential and backgrounds very carefully.


The Odd Couple

 La différence déroute l'amour (Difference alters love)

--Patrick Bruel, during a private performance for Stars à Domicile. 


First Contact

Meeting an advanced civilization could be like Native Americans encountering Columbus. That didn't turn out so well."

--Stephen Hawking



Dr. No's Guaranteed Cold Remedy

No prescription necessary. Batteries not included. For technical support, email Santa Claus. 



Sorcerer's Apprentice

 If in any quest for magic, any search for sorcery, witchery, legerdemain, first check the human spirit.

--Rod Serling


Crows Using Tools

To hatch a crow, a black rainbow

Bent in emptiness

                            over emptiness 

But flying.

--Ted Hughes, "Two Legends"


How to Discipline a Cat

 Give them extra attention and they will be kind enough to wait until you're out of the room before hopping up on the table or knocking over a vase. 


Ghost Finder

 "And there are other sorts of light, interior psychical light which similarly makes visible the beings which people the darkness of our blindness."

--E. F. Benson 


Victorian Mousetrap

Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.

--variation on an adage attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson



Cloud Shapes

"...What do you see in the clouds, Charlie Brown?" 

"Well, I was going to say I saw a ducky and a horsie, but I changed my mind!"

Charles M. Schulz



 If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.

--Alice Roosevelt Longworth