Tag: Classics

Past Imperfect – #424

In what subsequently proved to be an ill-advised inspiration, Ben and Jean tried spicing up their romantic life by reenacting the German invasion of France. Sadly, Ben arrived home from work early the next afternoon, intent on another incursion, only to find that France was in the midst […]

Past Imperfect – #155

Angie really, really wanted to be a flapper, but it turned out that she just really wasn’t all that good at it. Perhaps the first sign of failure was the complete stranger trying to physically restrain her flapping before we were all treated to a rustic tableau that […]

Past Imperfect – #30

Upper West Side Story: There’s gonna be a rumble tonight…   Originally published in “Crusty Pie” on 02/26/15 and “Bonnywood Manor” on 01/28/16. No changes made because, well, why mess with that, although it’s a little sad that this footnote is going to be longer than the whole […]

Past Imperfect – #95

Norma was rather fond of the contraption created by her hair stylist, especially the medallion in the midst of it all that seemed to indicate she had won an award of some kind. But then the Federal Aviation Administration stepped in and asked her to leave the country […]

Past Imperfect – #539

Gary, left: “I’d really prefer it if you would stop clutching me in such a manner.” Jean, center: “But darling, just because I’ve been convicted of manslaughter and you’ve filed for divorce doesn’t mean that we can’t be friends.” Gary: “We might have to disagree on that. Especially […]

Past Imperfect – #469

Bette, left: “What did you just say?” Olivia, right: “I said that I love you as a sister but I can’t fully support you leaving the house looking like that.” Bette: “And why is that?” Olivia: “Well, two reasons. One is that no one wears tropical attire after […]

Past Imperfect – #306

Father: “You’ve disappointed me again, Clara.” Clara: “Whatever could you mean, Father?” Father: “Coming home drunk again, all tarted up and messy.” Clara: “How could you possibly think I was drink?” Father: “”Because you’re talking to the hat rack over there, and I’m over here.” Clara: “Oh. I […]