Dear Future Past Me

Dear Future Past Me, I timed this letter to arrive in the hour of your greatest need. Only recently have I discovered how to time these things so I'm going all Doc on you and having this hand-delivered to you in a strange place. Which right now is on your drive to work because you … Continue reading Dear Future Past Me

Kitchen Ace

"'Making cookies down here! Who wants some?" Ace Dyos, father, husband, baking enthusiast, shouted to the upstairs rooms of the family home. There was no answer. There rarely ever was. No matter though. "Okay then," he said to the empty kitchen. "You'll change your tune when the sweet smell of chocolate chips fills the house." … Continue reading Kitchen Ace


The coffee was more bitter than usual. "Dark roast?" Tone asked, wincing through a sip. "Does it matter?" Cale drank the full eight ounces in one swig. "That was pretty gross," Tone stated. He turned back to his computer and entered another line of code. Cale did not acknowledge Tone's derision. "Follow me on this … Continue reading Coworkers

Volcano Beneath Denver

“Good afternoon, people. I wish I could stand before with better news, but wishes get stitches or something… I’m very tired after reviewing years of data trying to disprove my analysis. I cannot disprove it though,” Doctor Abigail Ladlow, chief seismologist of the College of Geology at the local university addressed a group of press … Continue reading Volcano Beneath Denver

Stories from a Long Lost Uncle

Did I ever tell you kids how I found out what an international cease and desist order looks like? You're in for a treat. Some backstory about my time as a travel guide in Europe first. Thing is, you don't need a license to be a travel guide. Don't need to know the language or the … Continue reading Stories from a Long Lost Uncle

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