Dem Bones

  • Advocacy Groups Want Better Worker Safety

    Workers wearing face masks. Photo by cottonbro from Pexels.

    Following COVID-19 outbreak at Kenosha Amazon facility, they urge legislators to reinstate protections.

  • A Dem Bones Fairytale

    The Scribe

    High on a hill in a tower built of bones, the Scribe etches tales on the boulders themselves. Stella offers a creepy tale for your Halloween pleasure.

  • The Queen who demanded seven inches

    A Dem Bones fairy tale

    It was known that while the ladies of the court collected rubies and pearls, the Queen was given to collecting…sausages.

  • The Prince and the Bald Spot (or how he got his hairball)

    With the Royal Wedding is a week away, folks are in a tizzy over the Prince's hair. Judith pens an ode to the receding follicles of HRH William of Wales.

  • The Saga of Bridget & John

    An Irish tale

    Each year when everyone but the Irish celebrate St. Pat’s Day, my thoughts turn to the whereabouts of me great grandmudder, a rippin' wench if there ever was one.

  • A Dem Bones Fairytale

    Why the Badger bristles

    Snug in his underground sett, the Badger couldn’t help but notice the rumbling of thousands of boot-clad feet as they shook the ground above his abode...

  • A Dem Bones Fairytale

    A Guy Named Pea

    I met him online -- "" Figuring he’d be just right for a Princess like me, I decided to give it a shot.

  • The Chocolate-Covered Crone

    A Dem Bones Fairytale

    She dared to peek over the edge of the vat and tumble in. A few gulps and she was coated from head to toe. But beneath the chocolate crust, her heart beat on...

  • Onychophagia

    Confessions of a nail biter

    Nail biters are like squirrels. You can hardly ever beat them down.

  • The Saga of Rita Sue LaDeux

    I alone know who swung that ax. I can see her now … her flaming red hair blowing in the wind.

  • Slotz on a Stick

    The continuing tale

    Whether or not Tant was ever fingered for copping Slotz -- along with fifty or more innocent citizens --is not a matter of record.

  • Dem Bones Fairytale

    Saga of Slotz Supreme, pt. 1

    Neither apple, orange, peach nor pear; the Slotz somewhat resembled a bowling pin, only smaller. But truth tell, they made The Valley famous.