Expectations at the End of the World

Mario Green thought the end of the world would be different than it turned out. The expectation was fast zombies chasing down survivors. Food shortages, twinkie fights, learning how to collect dew for water; all the stuff that fills the background of end-of-the-world tv shows. There was supposed to be mistrust among the survivors, creating … Continue reading Expectations at the End of the World

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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

Low Hopper Escapes His Past, Writes a Song About It

Low Hopper tackled many subjects in his career.  The storytelling tradition of his bardic forefathers continues in this tale of escaping our own histories only to have them come right back to us. Echoing my Father's Words  I spent the first half of my life just echoing my father's words I spent the first half … Continue reading Low Hopper Escapes His Past, Writes a Song About It

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

The Return Counter

"Hi, I'd like to return this. I have the receipt" the customer said, setting a pair of jeans on the counter and pulling a receipt from her pocket. "To where dare I ask?" Stacy, manager of the returns counter asked. "Where shall these return? Were they born of sulfur as demons? Do they originate from … Continue reading The Return Counter

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