Cut the Fruit and Pack All the Knives

“Cut the fruit and pack all the knives,” Amy said as we were packing up the house for moving and trying to determine what we could take with us on the road. Sounds like a conversation between a husband and wife, health-conscious contract killer team. * * * The fruit bowl had just been filled. […]

Little Meth Lab on the Back 40

I could get offended. I was born in Iowa. My family still lives in Iowa. Iowa has a huge tech presence in Des Moines. Outsiders who’ve never visited are generally ignorant about how modern Iowa is. But mainstream Iowa doesn’t make the humor ground fertile. So instead of getting offended, I’m going to get funny. […]