Jimmy Jam Meets Sally Slam

Jimmy Jam sat in his backyard sharpening his switch blade while mumbling to himself. Jimmy wasn’t feeling well, and when he didn’t feel well, he usually went to the back yard to sharpen things and mumble. At first, the neighbors and local law enforcement complained to Jimmy’s mom and second dad, but then they stopped when they realized that letting Jimmy Jam sit and mumble to himself was one of the only times he would sit still and when he sat still, everyone won. Buildings went un-vandalized, stabbings went down, fires happened less often. Birds sang louder, and every man, woman, mental health professional, and child breathed a sigh of relief.

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Jimmy Jam and the Bedtime Ka-Blam

Jimmy Jam and the Bedtime Ka-Blam

Most every child detests bed time.

Sure, there’s always that one exception to the rule and because of that a small percentage of children go off to bed without a hint of protest and they sleep without tossing and turning or wetting themselves and they only have pleasant dreams.

You know pleasant dreams, the kind of dreams that come with with lots of flying, magic powers and cats that always stay kittens and have fur made of cotton candy.

Pleasant dreams and children who go to bed without a fuss are equally rare and when they occur, they are supposed to be cherished by those who are lucky enough to have them in their lives.

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Jimmy Jam And The Bath Time Scam


Jimmy Jam was 6. He was the coolest kid in town and everyone knew it. Everyone. The mailman, the firemen, and even the man at the ice cream store- in addition to all the neighbors. If Jimmy Jam met someone who didn’t know he was the coolest kid in town, he’d tell them. Then they’d know.

He had a leather motorcycle jacket that his favorite uncle had given him before he was born, because his uncle was a wizard, he already knew how cool Jimmy would be.

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