Friday Firesmith – Covid-19

Jon and I have traded some emails back and forth on the subject, and we both agree that even though there’s more action when Friday Firesmith’s subjects are political, it’s just not worth the animosity it creates. People aren’t able to discuss politics without there being a lot of anger involved, and a lot of … Read more

Friday Firesmith – Gwyneth Paltrow’s Candle

Disclaimer: I do not personally know Gwyneth Paltrow. I’ve never met her, or anyone who works for her in any capacity. This is satire. I have zero real information as to what any part of her body smells like. I am happy with this condition, and hope to maintain it. Okay, one day, after smoking … Read more

Friday Firesmith – Full Moon Wrex

The moonlight filled up the bedroom in a faint silvery tone that cast shadows here and there. Lilith snored loudly, from the living room sofa, and both Budlore and Jessica were sleeping on Mom’s bed. Wrex was out there, in the moonlight, somewhere, and who knows why it is that dogs love this sort of … Read more

Friday Firesmith – Lightning Crashes

South Georgia has impressive lightning storms. They are usually brief, lasting no more than half an hour or so, and sometimes it seems they last only a few moments. Three, four, maybe a half dozen good flashes, some serious thunder, and a hard rain that pretends to fill up swimming pools, is suddenly gone, the … Read more

Friday Firesmith – My Grandmother’s Church

My mom moved in with me several months ago, and I can remember her hauling me to Sunday School every Sunday to go to my grandmother’s church. Grandma taught Sunday School, and the preacher at her funeral had been one of her students, when he was a child. That must have been a strange experience … Read more