Flash Fiction: Under Ashes

“Anything worth a damn is made on a coast and ships from a coast. By air or sea.” That's what the president said. At least, it's what was reported on the shadow web that snakes through the makeshift network of “smart” stoves and washing machines and automobiles (if you can afford them!) and can openers... Continue Reading →

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The Last Trump: Part 3 of 3 (A Farce Of Politics)

FREE ebook edition of the COMPLETE story available on Smashwords, iTunes, Google Play Books, and Amazon (99 cents there, because I can NEVER get them to price match my free books for some reason). Coming soon to Barnes & Noble and Kobo. Haven't read the previous installments? Click here to go to Part 1! And now... Part... Continue Reading →

Thirteen Word Story: Back To The Trees

    Wars, famines, politicians casting every disagreement as life-or-death division, the screw-the-future shortsightedness of deregulated banks and businesses, the ever-deepening US suspicion of neighbors as enemies and basic social behavior as the demon-Stalinist-bugaboo of Cold War Soviet communism, the push deeper into religious extremism in the Middle East (copied, in rehtoric if not action... Continue Reading →

Editors For Great Justice

Earlier today I watched a bit of the Zimmerman trial (if you've been living under a rock or live outside the USA where I'm guessing it's not such a big news item, here's a basic rundown) because I'm somewhat interested and also apparently a bit masochistic this morning/early afternoon.  As I listened, something occurred to... Continue Reading →

Too Hip

Sometimes I see people out and about who are in a similar position to me: still relatively young and limping. Maybe they have degenerative osteoarthritis in one hip like me, maybe rheumatoid, maybe injury. Who knows? But what I do know is that they almost never have a cane or crutch. Maybe if they're wearing... Continue Reading →

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