Lyan After Death

Lyan stepped with anxious caution toward the neon sign flashing "Dead Queue Here" above an equally obnoxious podium manned by a person wearing what appeared to be a tutu. "Next!" The tutu wearing, podium manning figure said.  The line shuffled forward a little bit and Lyan's steps hastened. "What's happening here?" Lyan asked a tall … Continue reading Lyan After Death


The Final Seconds of Tad’s Career

The final forty seconds of lead anchor Tad Talkman's career. Tad: Breaking news tonight.  Pangea. Dropped glassware.  Fallon in many classic SNL skits. Co-Anchor, Lynn Breloff: What? Tad: Oh, there's more.  Internet connections at inopportune times. Barriers. Lynn: We're going to head to commercial break. Tad: Hey! Nice one, Lynn!

Hawthorne’s Note Home – Reviewed 100 Years Later

Hawthorne Willis, an accountant at a firm called XMATO Content Management, wrote letters home every day during his first year as the firm.  Fresh out of college, fresh into a big city, Hawthorne's letters provide details on the corporate world of his era that anthropologists do not usually have access to.  This fascinating letter dated … Continue reading Hawthorne’s Note Home – Reviewed 100 Years Later

The Lava Group

To the staff of The Lava Group, Upon entry to your facility, I made some terrible assumptions.  While it does not excuse my actions, "The Lava Group" is essentially a Bond villain organization's name.  I don't feel my initial interpretation of the company based solely on the name was off base. I was there as … Continue reading The Lava Group

Deck and Amy and The Future

Deck typed away at his company furnished laptop after hours and listened to his company furnished cell phone vibrate violently with every new email received.  "We should start a business.  Be our own boss."  He suggested. Amy scoffed. "Two words: Sales" "That's one word," Deck said really putting his accounting experience to work. "That's how … Continue reading Deck and Amy and The Future

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

Notices on a Train

Intercom messages on the 2:14 train from South Ocean to Dukberg. 2:15 - Welcome aboard the 2:14 to Dukberg, we are expecting a smooth ride for the six hours. Sit back, relax and we'll have a drink cart moving down the hall in no time. 2:25 - For our long-time travelers, you will notice a … Continue reading Notices on a Train