Tag Archives: house

Build Your Wealth

“Honey, I’ve made a fairly significant purchase,” he told his wife.

“Is it a car?” she asked.

“Is it a house?” she asked.

“Is it a Learjet?” she asked.

“Is it a small South American island nation?” she asked.

“Yes,” he said. “It’s all on our very own Minecraft server!”

Priscilla the Independent Porcupine

Priscilla the porcupine kept a tidy house. She dusted regularly and opened the windows so she could smell the lavender in the garden.

Hers was an idyllic home.

On Tuesdays she flew a flag and shot at the tax man. The one thing Priscilla loved more than tidiness was freedom.

Normally I try to take prompts from different people, but when @MisterFiendZero gave me this prompt, along with the previous one, I knew I had to go with both.


“Someone’s in my house trying to kill me!” cried Timothy Thicke into his cell phone. “I’m by my bathroom window.”

“Duck, please,” said Evan Edgelow into his bluetooth headset, two thousand yards away.

Thicke ducked.

Edgelow fired his sniper rifle.

“Got him,” Edgelow said. “He was coming up behind you.”

Best Laid Plans

He poured concrete. He laid bricks. He hammered nails into wood.

He stapled tar paper. He put up siding. He packed insulation into the walls.

He spread out shingles. He rented a truck. He carried boxes. He painted. He assembled furniture.

Then his wife walked out.

He sold the house.