Monthly Archives: March 2017

Random Giant Mutant Eggs

Generally, giant mutant things tend to be rather unwelcome. Giant mutant eggs, however, are an exception to this rule. How many yolks? Two, even three? Seldom is cracking an egg more exciting. We thought a recent egg might be a three-yolker since it was so big, we couldn’t even close the egg carton we put […]

Scrabble Monster

Sage recently went through a brief but passionate love affair with Scrabble, an affair that was sparked when my sister-in-law Tami introduced me to the addictively Scrabble-like “Words With Friends” app. We were inspired to dig out our old Scrabble board and play the old-fashioned way. It seemed like the game was taking root; Paul […]

Birthday Boy Takes the Cake

For most of his existence, Sage has posed a challenge to the Augusta Bakery: Every year, he wants something new on his cake. He’s been through cars, speedboats, and other such manly themes, and each request has been gratified with a beautifully decorated cake depicting the object of his desire in frosting. But as Sage […]