The Day Job Journal

Week 24 Journal, I went into work today and nothing was recognizable.  The address was the same, I double checked twice. The building was different though. The people were different. The cafeteria was different. The ping-pong table in the break room was pretty much the same, but I don't enough about ping-pong tables to know … Continue reading The Day Job Journal

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Chore Time Surprises

Like every day, this one started far too early.  Sebastian had chores to complete, work to prep for and kids to help ready for their own adventures.  Morning turned to afternoon, afternoon to early evening and the family had reassembled for dinner, chores and pre-sleep activities. The main activity being cleaning.  Sebastian wanted his children … Continue reading Chore Time Surprises

Analysis Complete

"Analysis complete" a pleasant computerized voice informed the patiently waiting scientists.  The group of six had turned their attention to a table tennis tournament as the analysis was taking absolutely forever. "It's done! It's done!" The team lead dropped a paddle and raced to the computer. "My game!" The opponent said, arms raised to the … Continue reading Analysis Complete

Six Word Story Hour

Mid week short stories are the best stories. Mid week micro stories are okay. And you know what? Aiming for okay is good too. It's been a long week already. Here are some okay stories told in six words. Hopefully. I'm a writer not a mather. Here we go: Three kids wandered off; returned goats. … Continue reading Six Word Story Hour

The Spookiest Documentary – Director’s Note

Hi World, With Halloween so close I wanted to give an update on my ongoing documentary project "The Spookiest" in which I interview all your favorite Halloween monsters.  I have a great segment with a mummy in the can and am tracking down a vampire right now.  Currently on the editing room floor are interviews … Continue reading The Spookiest Documentary – Director’s Note

From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the public records of the town of Shadow River. Building Permit Hearing Township of Shadow River Date: September 2, 2018 Permit Seeker - Rufus Cornwall Permit Sought: Something Related to Magnets   Mayor Rodney Blueburn: The city council will now hear the permit request presented by Rufus Cornwall.  Rufus, as I understand it you … Continue reading From the Town Records of Shadow River

The Result of Trial

The night air carried the smell of the factory district and felt cool against the skin.  Madaline and North were making their way to their destination by foot.  Two pedestrians, they thought, would never be suspected of breaking into the Geo-corp Scientific building. "We do this and get out. We're done after this one. We … Continue reading The Result of Trial