Must Haves: Dropped Briefcase

Is there anything more curious than a dropped briefcase? A rogue walking down the street, they stumble, their case falls to the ground and exposes a bundle of papers that will change the world. A mule has to drop the cargo at a specific spot, nervousness results in dropping a case full of illegal squirrels. … Continue reading Must Haves: Dropped Briefcase

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A Cruise

The first night aboard Neptune's Boogie was going well.  The cabins were perfect, the boat barely moved (or so it seemed) against the waves, the other passengers were pleasant; all in all, it was a great start to a vacation. "To us," Synder toasted. "That's cheesy," Wyn replied but clanked the glass anyway. "I can't believe we're … Continue reading A Cruise

Must Haves: Lunch

Usually I take my lunch to work.  Some sort of microwave friendly fare gets me through that crazy mid-day feast and then it's back to being efficient and productive, and productively efficient. Sometimes though, oh golly, sometimes 'usual' gets tossed to the wind and the lunch hour is spent at a restaurant! Hopefully one with … Continue reading Must Haves: Lunch

House Rules

In the entryway to Dublin House (not at all located in Dublin, but the owner likes the sound of the words together) a list of rules greets visitors and roommates alike. The rules, the owner supposes, would be a good fit for any home, any B&B, or anywhere people gather to watch Netflix or sit … Continue reading House Rules

Lunch Hour Characters – Harvey

This is Harvey. Harvey is a little behind on topical references. Here, Harvey haikus his heart out hoping Harry and the Hendersons is happening. The safari park Had so many lions there And not one dentist. Windows closed. Blinds drawn. It's happening now; the end. Y2K is come! Hey, you have the one? No, no … Continue reading Lunch Hour Characters – Harvey

Dear Future Past Me

Dear Future Past Me, I really thought time travel would involve more Quantum Leap style murder mystery.  You know how much Lore I've listened to? You don't. I'm friggin' years older than you are right now. Maybe. I can't control when these notes arrive.  But if Lore the popular podcast, television series, and VR-Cast (you'll … Continue reading Dear Future Past Me

Chuck at the Food Court

"You know, there use to be a graying tower alone on the sea? You guys ever hear of this?" Chuck heard the table behind him say. He sat alone in a mall food court, eating pizza between shopping runs.  It was birthday season and he liked to get all his shopping done at once.  People … Continue reading Chuck at the Food Court