Chap. 2 Star maneuvered the company car around a slower moving minivan, muttering to herself about the seemingly slow way people were driving. “It’s rain, people, not ice, you can drive closer to the speed limit.” “Perhaps,” Robin spoke up from the passenger’s seat, “they are wishing you would drive a bit closer to that … Continue reading Winds of Desperation – Chap 2
The author of one of the blogs I follow dissected a recent ABC News article. I'm torn between wondering if this stuff is put out by the new Pravda or the Ministry of Truth. Here part of the Prof's take. Fisking WuFlu “News” I have read and enjoyed many fiskings of articles over the years, … Continue reading The Professor is holding class.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/QumjWN63e8c?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent If you see a bowl marching across the floor, pick it up. There’s probably a kitten under it. All right–let’s see who’s still awake by the time this video is over. P.S.–The kittens are named after the characters of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women.Kitten Heaven — Lee Duigon
Chap. 1 Alicia Chaves walked slowly up the narrow stairs of an office building near the historic district of the town of Leesburg in Virginia. The building was old, dating back to somewhere around the middle of the Nineteenth Century and had the architecture to show it; tall baseboards and narrow wood paneling that was … Continue reading Winds of Desperation – Chap 1
Dreams are funny things. They’re ephemeral, always seeming to be just out of reach and yet we chase them like the Holy Grail. What happens when you manage to catch one and it turns out to be brass instead of gold? When do you decide that you will never find that grail? How do you … Continue reading Dreams
The "foundation" piece for many of the snippets you've seen over the past year or so. It was written 10 years ago and has only been seen by a few people. We had hoped to have it published someday, but it was rejected by several publishers. Neither my sister or I have the aptitude to … Continue reading Coming Soon
Inspired by Forensic Files. As Joe Friday use to say, the names have been changed to protect the innocent. I kept only a couple of the “facts” from the original cases and tried to blur the rest. Star and Martin try to find out who assaulted their friend and informant before he can do it … Continue reading Not Always What They Seem To Be Pt2
This was inspired by the TV series Forensic Files. As Joe Friday use to say, the names have been changed to protect the innocent. I kept only a couple of the “facts” from the original cases and tried to blur the rest. “Messengers” was done as a companion piece nearly a year later. We’ve submitted … Continue reading Not Always What They Seem To Be
This week’s prompt at MOTE put me in mind of an old TV show. "The man in the skull mask slowly held up his gun, and his other hand, empty. Then he dropped the gun." Sergeant Bill Preston of the North-West Mounted Police shifted slightly in his saddle and looked around, letting Rex pick his … Continue reading Odd Prompts 2021 – Week 3
This popped up in one of my not-fb groups. Real world observations ...