A Bonding Moment

"Excellent. Excellent, yes," Jonah said, gleefully. He began rushing around the lab. "This is an excellent opportunity. We can prove your superiority. This challenge the community has put before you, before us, is going to change the world. Yes, yes. Quite a day." "Dad, it's not-" Junior tried to say. "The entirety of my life … Continue reading A Bonding Moment

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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

Archives: A Flower Grows in a Lonely Spot

The beginning of an old rhyme, a favorite of his seafaring grandfather, ran through Montana's head: A flower grows in a lonely spot To honor names long forgot He wished he could recall the ending.  Every time the rhyme played through, Montana heard it in his grandfather's cigarette charred voice, the home country's influence still thick on every … Continue reading Archives: A Flower Grows in a Lonely Spot

Carlita and the Lake

The day started like any other; sun up, brush teeth, eat breakfast, go to work. On the way to work, Carlita Severe took a quick detour. She wanted to see a lake. The ocean had called to her for most of her life, but today the calling was too great. Stuck in the middle of … Continue reading Carlita and the Lake

The Original Title Was Soap, but Turns Out That Was Taken

My wife and I have been watching The Good Witch on Netflix. She’s seen the whole thing, I’ve seen the episodes that are on while I type. Since I’ve missed a bunch of it, here’s what I know (or think I know).  This is a Hallmark channel series which centers around Cassie who is a … Continue reading The Original Title Was Soap, but Turns Out That Was Taken

Sebastian Versus Ra-Uta, Master of Nightmares

"What's wrong, Ra-uta, Master of Nightmares?" Asked the ever-so-polite Sebastian Oceanside of the monster that lived under his bed. "U'a kii Ra-uta trae raa qu," Ra-uta, Master of Nightmares replied in a horrifying growl that seemed to come from all directions at once. "Ra-uta, Master of Nightmares, please remember that your ancient tongue cannot be … Continue reading Sebastian Versus Ra-Uta, Master of Nightmares