The Day Job Journal

Hello Day Job Journal, Today started with a small bird flying into my windshield. A bad omen to start a new job it turns out.  Worse way to start a day for the bird, I suppose.  Don't worry though. It was fine.  It caught up to me and finished the windshield.  Things only got stranger … Continue reading The Day Job Journal

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Tales of the Deceased at Yellow Moose Hill

Last week we read some tombstones on Yellow Moose Hill.  This week, let's meet the corpses! Oh golly I'm not a good writer. Floorboards on the front porch creaked in anger.  A monster of a man walloped the ground with every step.  Enormous fists smashed against the door, rapidly knocking and pleading for attention. Mayor … Continue reading Tales of the Deceased at Yellow Moose Hill

From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the public records of the town of Shadow River. Public Hearing Regarding the Juniper Festival Incident Township of Shadow River Date: May 15, 2018 Mayor Rodney Blueburn presiding   Mayor Blueburn: Thank you to those in attendance.  We call to testimony Tina Rhymes, chair of the tourism board. Rhymes: Good morning, council representatives. Blueburn: … Continue reading From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the public records of the town of Shadow River. City Council Meeting Township of Shadow River Date: August 1, 1998 Mayor: Wynonna Townsend Mayor Townsend: The next item on our docket is an address from concerned citizen Darren Wynette. Concerned Citizen Wynette, adjusts podium mic to accommodate his height: Thank you, Madame Mayor.  clears … Continue reading From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the public records of the town of Shadow River. Tourism Committee Meeting Township of Shadow River Date: April 15, 2018 Committee Chair– Tina Rhymes Chair Rhymes - Trent, Rachelle, our town slogan has failed. Deep sighs from Trent Warson and Rachelle Dupont, committee members Rhymes: We start most meetings this way. Warson: Yes. Yes we … Continue reading From the Town Records of Shadow River

Dear Future Past Me

Dear Future Past Me, Mistakes have been made.  You know how we never did the Spring Break traditional trip to Cancun? You know how we learned margaritas taste pretty okay just before the kids were born and constant sobriety was the only way to stay awake long enough to ensure they were safe and cared … Continue reading Dear Future Past Me

First Chapter

Earlier this month, unbeknownst to me because of spectacular inability to check email, the very first place to publish something I wrote shut down.  Jukepop Serial started a whole bunch of really amazing authors (still no idea how/why they picked my story, but it was pretty cool nonetheless).  The site no longer exists, likey because … Continue reading First Chapter