The Unexamined Life

Cale Adamare heard Plato's quote "the unexamined life is not worth living" very early in life.  It had no impact on him until very late in life.  With little to be particularly examined, Cale set out to write his autobiography.  In his twenties. He may have had something else to write about though... The Chapter … Continue reading The Unexamined Life

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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 Meeting Township of Shadow River Date: June 21, 2018 Mayor Rodney Blueburn's first post-disaster regroup Nature of meeting: Hail storm Blueburn: Fellow citizens, we have made it through something of a disaster.  Trees, toppled. Rivers, runeth over. Local bars, stinkier than usual. But beyond that, … 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. 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

Well, Well, Well, We Meet Again

Traveled to the big city today! Of course, I grew up a stone's throw from said big city, left for a smaller city, learned some weird phrases and have thoroughly enjoyed what is essentially no traffic ever since.  It was ComicCon weekend. Costumes, merchandising, crowds, merchandising, people talking into loudspeakers to direct photo-op traffic. I'm … Continue reading Well, Well, Well, We Meet Again

An Evening of Missed Notifications

The movie came to an end. House lights grew brighter, other patrons started filing out of the crowded hall.  They had all just shared 110 minutes of pure action-comedy bliss and were off to tell their family, friends, and followers all about the spoiler-free best parts. Jason Wilbanks hung back for a moment. He had … Continue reading An Evening of Missed Notifications