The Construction Site

The construction site was loud and busy. Screeches, scratches, squeaks, and slams echoed from the site that would one day soon host a high rise apartment complex in the heart of the city. The firm putting up the building was thrilled with the contract, but some of the neighboring towers were not excited about the … Continue reading The Construction Site

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Howie’s Craziest Adventure

"...and that's how I got my foot out of the fence just before the bull could reach me. Let me tell you, I'm may visit Colorado again but I will never go white water rafting again I promise you that!" The story ended in laughter and applause from the listeners. "How about you, Howie?" Francine … Continue reading Howie’s Craziest Adventure

The Wizard Approaches

An evil cackle filled the castle. Doom approached. The guards who remained, wondering if they should have followed their more cowardly colleagues, readied for the wizard's entrance. "Stand true, troops!" Guard Captain Eliante commanded. "The kingdom does not fall this day! Not on our watch!" The doors of the throne room exploded. Splintered wood shot … Continue reading The Wizard Approaches

They Discovered a Likeness

They found something. After ten years of research, ten years of digging and toiling under the unending sun of this desert the team had found something. "Everyone back to the field," ordered site lead Mitchell Waldren. He put on a wide-brimmed hat, switched to sunglasses, and lead the way out of the field headquarters and … Continue reading They Discovered a Likeness

The Lottery Line

There's a line at the gas station's cashier stand. Weird. The pump takes payment for gas, but this line is something else. The lottery is promising a reward of 235,020,004 dollars to this week's winner.  People, even the non-gamblers, have come out to get a ticket. Each and every person in line has already decided … Continue reading The Lottery Line

Conversations from Lunch Rush at the Rockland Diner

"What's in the Colorado Burrito?" Asked the patron at table 2. "A mix of beans and buffalo chorizo with rice and queso," the waiter replied. The patron winced. "We serve that with Tums on the side." The patron smiled. "Oh goodie. I'll take that." ************************ "We are here to do a job and we're going … Continue reading Conversations from Lunch Rush at the Rockland Diner

Social Circles Limited

Hi everybody.  Ech here with some interesting facts. First, did you know that your friends have friends? It is true! There are people in the lives of the people you love whom you will never meet. Work. School. Other. We all have a rich tapestry of connections that make us all unique and special. Second, … Continue reading Social Circles Limited