Funeral Etiquette for a Zombie World

Mr. Young Sr. has finally kicked the bucket and died this morning of black lung at the ripe old age of 68. While I can’t pretend I really enjoyed his endless mining stories, I do have a lot of respect for his persistence. He is the oldest person in our colony—possibly the oldest living person … Continue reading

A Santa for a Post-Apocalyptic World

With less than a week left until Christmas, I thought it would be a perfect time to tell the story of the new world’s Santa.  After the great panic, there was much confusion about what role the holidays would play in our rebuilt society and Santa had to change with the times.  There were just … Continue reading

The Secret to Being the Perfect Hostess by Mrs. K

As First Lady, it naturally falls to me to make our living guests feel welcome and at home.  Of course it is important to keep a watchful eye for any signs of cannibal tendencies, thoughts of robbery or any other indecent intentions, but there’s no reason to be rude about it. As Miss E has already informed you, we … Continue reading

Ask the Gracious Ladies: Romance the New World

Hi Mrs. K and Miss E, What are some great dating ideas/suggestions?  Going to the movies, getting dinner at a nice restaurant, picnic in a park, etc. all seem like a luxury of the past.  What are some fun activities we can engage in as couples?Thank you!  Your handbook is awesome and I look forward … Continue reading