The Night Ends

"Hey! Let's play go fish!" Dan suggested.  With that, the night was declared over. "Let's get home, bud" Tony said, coaxing Dan out of the bar booth. "Home has taquitos. I am in favor of this plan," Dan said. Tony and Dan said their goodbyes to the group at the bar and made their way … Continue reading The Night Ends

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Currently Thinking

The bachelor party of one Rupert Garfield is currently in full swing.  It has been in full swing for six hours.  Every single participant has to be awake at 5:00 am tomorrow morning to make it to the wedding venue on time.  What are they all currently thinking?   Name: Rupert Garfield Role: Groom Current … Continue reading Currently Thinking

Party Like It’s…

Pow! The champagne bottle opened. The cork flew. The bubbles fizzled.  The New Year had arrived. "Welcome to 1999 everybody!" The host shouted. "Resolutions! Resolutions!" A particular festive (and drunk) party-goer screamed from the background. "I'm getting my dot-com off the ground this year!" Shouted Jenkins. "I'm going to Jazzercise until 2099!" Shrieked Tomas from … Continue reading Party Like It’s…

The Stories of Shadow River Park

On October 4, 1957 the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to leave earth and enter space. This feat of human potential inspired and terrified the world.  In the tiny town of Shadow River, it sparked something inside the mind of young Guy Whetstone that would never be extinguished.  He saw that little … Continue reading The Stories of Shadow River Park

Low Hopper and the Best By Date

When most of us encounter expired food, it goes into the garbage.  Low Hopper understood that food waste is a terrible problem and refused to throw anything out.  This behavior was a habit for decades until the events of the song below changed the songwriter forever. Old Toaster Pastry by Low Hopper Didn't know they … Continue reading Low Hopper and the Best By Date

Low Hopper and the Diner Experience

Who hasn't walked into a diner at midnight and come face to face with doomsday cultists and vampires? This experiment in meter from Low Hopper details a chance encounter in a diner situated in an undisclosed location somewhere in the American west.  Baseball, umpires, vampires, cultists and a group of nuns make this a real American … Continue reading Low Hopper and the Diner Experience

From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the public records of the town of Shadow River. Emergency Town Meeting Township of Shadow River Date: September 23, 2018 Mayor Rodney Blueburn presiding Mayor Blueburn: Ladies and gentlemen, let's settle down and get this meeting moving.  You all know why we're here. You know what those scumbags in Shadow Mountain have done.  You … Continue reading From the Town Records of Shadow River