What’s up with all the insects? Is it because it’s summer? Those are just two of the questions that occurred to me upon seeing this week’s photo prompt from Madison Woods http://madisonwoods.wordpress.com/ I realize bugs have their place in the grand scheme of things, but is inspiring creativity really part of the job description? I think not. Had it not been for its name, you would be staring at a blank screen.
The Perils of Penelope
“Help, help! Please saaa-ve me!”
“Give it a rest, Penelope. I’ve rescued you from a speeding train, a buzz saw, a five-hundred foot waterfall, and an IRS auditor—and it’s not even noon yet.”
Four years at Hero Academy had not equipped Raul for the constant whining, screaming, and over-acting forced upon him by this little drama queen. To her, life was one perilous misadventure after another—with Raul, her trusty safety net.
“You’re resting on top of a fat man’s bald head. What could possibly go wrong?”
“Oh, wise guy, eh?” said Moe.
He swatted Curly on the noggin.