Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ashes and Rita (Part 1)

A short story I wrote. I’m posting it in chunks because I think that chunks work better in a blog format. Ralph sat at the bar alternating between reading his latest rejection letter and Dr. Yang’s self-help book Take Control … Continue reading

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This is not a Toy

Smith Corona Typewriter $45 “This is not a toy!” It’s a true statement of warning. A typewriter is not a toy, it is a brutal device that hits and bites and twists innocent paper into something nothing of the sort. … Continue reading

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Six Miles a Day

Dr. James Dermot had just got in the door when it started. Her bitching. His wife’s bitching. It was like an air raid siren that never turned off, a fitting metaphor because their entire marriage now seemed to resemble various … Continue reading

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Moving

God I loathe moving. I hate it more than anything could possible hated. If given the choice between moving and having my colon inspected by a Mac truck, I would immediately begin waving the truck over. Yet somehow, this time … Continue reading

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