The Return Counter

"Hi, I'd like to return this. I have the receipt" the customer said, setting a pair of jeans on the counter and pulling a receipt from her pocket. "To where dare I ask?" Stacy, manager of the returns counter asked. "Where shall these return? Were they born of sulfur as demons? Do they originate from … Continue reading The Return Counter

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The Script

"What terror.  What dread.  There is not but one word to describe this horror that has befallen us.  Through the doors I did venture, but the Lovecraftian fear I feel now was not foreseen! No! No! I will not be party to this any longer!" Roger recited. "I don't think I can say that Dad," … Continue reading The Script

The Drop (A 100 Word Tale of Intrigue)

Only one thing was certain; cover was blown. Agent Higgins scrambled to gather what little could fit in his backpack before sprinting for a dead drop just a few block away.  He could only hope the bag of supplies and a new identity was still there. Every corner was met with suspicion, he looked over … Continue reading The Drop (A 100 Word Tale of Intrigue)

The AI Future

"Grocery store," Rex told his car. The self-driving sedan whirred to life and began backing out of the garage. "I need to make a quick stop," the car told him. "What?" This was not in the manual. "I told Rhonda I'd stop by and drop off that cookie dough recipe," the car said. "Rhonda? The … Continue reading The AI Future

From the Archives: Why the Internet Exists (in 100 words)

Road trip continues.  I'm probably freezing right now.  Snow. Cold.  A projected high of 7* Fahrenheit. Here's a post from summer of '16 to keep warm thoughts going. Why the Internet Exists "With these very eyes, I saw the sight.  You must believe me! The bird waddled in took hold of the bag containing the delicacy and … Continue reading From the Archives: Why the Internet Exists (in 100 words)

Caution or Results

"We should be cautious.  Rushed decisions lead to disaster," Myla cautioned. "This isn't like that weekend in Miami.  We'll be fine," Ryon said. "Caution sent Dex home last time.  We need to make a choice and we need to make it now," Chi said, bluntly.  He was tired of waiting.  Myla's caution and Ryon's inability … Continue reading Caution or Results

The Garden Tour (In 100 Words)

"The hotel has taken an ...unique approach to the gardens this year," Elizabeth commented, trying to avoid being rude. "This is really upsetting," Carl did not consider the feelings of the nearby garden staff. The two, enjoying a weekend away at a hotel recommended by friends and internet alike, stared at tall trees depicting scenes … Continue reading The Garden Tour (In 100 Words)