Sunday, September 22, 2019

A Second Chance

Unable to find work, and in the process of being evicted from their tiny apartment, in desperation Joe stole some groceries from a supermarket to feed his wife and two small children.

But a supermarket employee saw the theft and called the police. A day later, Joe was arrested and charged with felony shoplifting, a charge that carried a 30-day jail sentence.

Joe was confronted by an unsympathetic judge, but just before the judge was to make his ruling, a man in the courtroom stood up.

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Legend Of Blackbird Wilson

Blackbird Wilson was the toughest bird in our neighborhood. He was large and ornery and every other creature kept its distance. He was friendless.

Rumor had it he had even attacked a hawk four times his size.

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