The Boy With Too Many Teeth

  There was once a boy named Timmy who lived with his mother and father in a small house. Timmy was a greedy boy who looked under cushions for change and asked for a raise in his allowance every week. One day Timmy felt a pain in his mouth. He touched the hurting tooth with his finger. It wiggled! He wiggled it and wiggled it until, suddenly, it came out! Timmy, not used to parts of his body falling off, ran to his mother. “Mommy!” he cried....

Sylvia’s Dream

Sylvia’s Dream Sylvia had always wanted to fly. She loved to watch the birds soaring in the air. Sylvia had dreams. She’d be standing at the edge of a cliff, staring down at the ground far below. Then she would jump. And as she fell, wings sprouted from her back, and soon she was flying, higher and higher. Flying with the birds! Every night she had this dream. And every morning she awoke disappointed. Until one night, while dreaming her dream, she...

Sisyphus and the Website

You may or may not be familiar with the ancient Greek myth of Sisyphus. There are different versions of the story (because both editors and the idea of copyright did not exist then) but it boils down to this: Sisyphus pissed off the gods and to punish him they put him in the Underworld where he spent every day pushing a boulder up, almost to the top of the hill, only to have it roll back down again. He had to do this FOR ALL OF ETERNITY. If Sisyphus exi