Grandma Knows What The Rock’s Cooking

29 June 2021

  • My grandmother used to tell me about the days when humans could see in color.
    Lynsie L avatarLynsie L5/16/21 5:43pm
  • I believed her when I was little, but when I was a teenager I realized Grammy had been telling me fairy tales. The human eye could only see in grayscale - it was scientifically proven. I loved her stories about “colors” though.
    Sean K avatarSean K5/16/21 5:45pm
    Inactive HEART icon1
  • Grammy had been ill for years, but had been getting worse in recent weeks. There was longstanding family lore about a red flower whose color was visible only when all viewers truly believed. I knew if I could prove color exists it might just give Grammy the boost she needed.
    Rietje B avatarRietje B5/16/21 6:21pm
  • BA
    Grammy also mentioned she loved Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. But yet, she would always refer to him as Dwayne 'The Cock' Johnson. I wasn't sure what she meant by this but after spending the weekend at the Daytona 500 with him back in 2003, it became clear why she called him that.
    Byline Author6/20/21 2:11pm
    Inactive LAUGH icon1
  • It's because he spent the wee hours of the morning crowing at the sunrise. I mean, full-blown, deep-throated, cock-a-doodle-dooing at the sun. "Dwayne, Dwayne!" I approached him one morning, covering my ears. "What's up with the crowing?" Dwayne leveled his eyes at me and said,
    Benjamin C6/23/21 5:35pm
    Inactive HEART icon2
    Inactive BOMB icon1
    Inactive QUILL icon1
  • “Isn’t it obvious?” Dwayne asked. “We all have our hobbies, our rituals, our dreams. Reasons we get up in the morning. Well, since my hen left me and my chicks flew the coop, this is all I have.” Dwayne wept without losing resolve. “We all go to church; this is how I pray.”
    Sam B avatarSam B6/26/21 8:22pm
    Inactive HEART_ARROW icon1

The End