Monthly Archives: November 2015
Happy Thanksgiving (a day late) to all my readers in the USA. My aunt and uncle drove 12 hours to visit us, and we ate the traditional huge meal. I didn’t take a photo of the huge meal, but here’s some Indian corn I grew in my garden: In an ear of corn, each kernel […]
My County Road microfiction quickly climbed onto my “top posts” list, and inspired this follow-on story:
Nicholas Rossis‘ book, Pearseus, Rise of the Prince, is free at Amazon from November 17th to the 20th. Nicholas is in Europe, and I’m not sure if the 20th cutoff applies to his time or to your local time, so don’t wait until the last minute to pick up your copy!
The Sheriff slid his patrol car to a stop on the gravel shoulder of county road 555. He got out, looked at the setting sun for a moment, then opened the trunk and pulled out a rifle. He worked the rifle’s lever action, loading a round into the chamber as he walked towards a campfire. Homeless […]
When I was a marine biologist, I frequently interacted with sea creatures. I did so again for Halloween. (Is it weird to dress up in costume as something that you actually are? A surgeon wearing scrubs? An imperial stormtrooper trick-or-treating in his armor?)