Memory Gaps, Part 1: Graham’s Story

Author’s note:  This is the fifth part of the “Have Some Class” series…and finally a bit more about the teacher…well, and his pet.  Henceforth, this series will be exclusively written for Wicked Wednesday. Press play… “Elmer Fudd called and he wants his speech impediment back.” Graham stumbled away from the bar for just a second and nearly lost his balance …

The Good ‘ole Hockey Game

Author’s note…I cheated.  Burt and Lacy, as you will see, are my tribute to Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wannamaker’s portrayals of the parents Harper in the British comedy, “My Family“.  My daughters introduced me to the show, and these two are a riot.  I admit, the smoke colour joke is direct from the show. However…this is the start of a …

Clunk in the Night

Mary-Kelly glanced into the fedora and saw the name she wanted to pick. She wanted to punish the teacher…not for making her write erotica as she had really enjoyed the research and was not as religious conservative as most thought…more for underestimating her ability to complete the homework. “So, who’s next?” Mary-Kelly reached in and pulled a piece out.  “Tommy …

A Different Class

Monday, first presentation… “Welcome back…get your asses sat down, please.  I’d like to begin.”  Graham Stone walked in and plopped his brief case down on the table at the front of the classroom. The students of Yorkton University filed in quietly and all fourteen in this class seemed nervous…well, thirteen. “We had homework over the holiday break, right?  Hope you …

Passing Notes

“What happens when one capsizes on the stream of consciousness?” The students all looked at him with vacant stares. His left hand did a quick run through of his buzz-cut gray hair. Turning to face the blackboard, his right picked up a stray piece of chalk from the tray and wrote two words: Writer’s block A less than enthusiastic mumble …