The Energy Crisis"I've got an idea."said the scientist.
Weather PatternsThe rain came.The drought left.
Invasion"So here's my plan: If we make the statue look nearly perfect to the martians...""...then the ray gun won't be deployed!""Exactly."
The OtterI saw an otter once (thought it was a seal)who quickly caught my stride and offered me a deal."Hey there chum, hey there pal! Listen up, listen now!"said he with a grin, holding my eye anda bottle of gin (came with an olive already within)."Now let's assume, as creatures of habit,that when we see an opportunity, we grab it.And that we know now is the time for action,for what was is past, and what will be will never be,except when it is, which is now, you agree?"Not knowing how to respond, I stood in silencefor a beat, as I watched him look me over,a glint in his eye I just didn't like, with a smileto match that made a complete picture of the kind of mindI was dealing with. He made a swift gesture and said,"You look smart, it's clear to me, not one to be led, I see,so I won't waste your time and I'll be done in a jiff,just see what I've got, makes a wonderful gift!"With this, he pulled out some merchandise.From what I could surmise, a liquid of some kindin a small gl