Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The PR men tried their best to spin the candidate's coke snorting and prostitute procuring habits into a pro small business stance.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Seth was as sober as a judge at his sentencing, but the judge was drunk.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Friday, January 27, 2012

He could feel hatred and blood-lust emanating from the gathering crowd.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The cherry bomb in the toilet was the only topic of conversation in the teacher's lounge, superseding discussions on the school's deplorable test scores.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Always fastidious, Burt could not stand the thought of visiting his in-laws with their little piles of clutter found throughout the house.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Monday, January 23, 2012

In the no-man's land between the high life and oblivion Phil made his home.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

The turncoat turnkey helped the prisoners escape only to stop them just outside the gates, guaranteeing a promotion and his picture in the paper.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

"The world went into the crapper when they introduced the leisure suit," the haberdasher insisted.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

An inveterate tinkerer, the doctor discovered both a way to save millions of people through an innovative food production method, as well as a new chemical to wipe those same millions out with a single dose.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The wind-whipped willows looked like women waiting for their seafaring husbands to return home.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Trent had a hard time staying in the moment, a habit that often led to his getting lost.

Monday, January 16, 2012

The pestilence spread through the village with such rapidity that after the first day there was no one well enough to care for the sick and dying.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Friday, January 13, 2012

It wasn't the landslide defeat at the polls that hurt, but rather that his own mother voted against him.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

They gallantly galloped straight into the trap.
Through the blinding snow they saw their rival's flag and knew all the suffering was for naught.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

All she wanted was for her husband's lies to stop, an impossibility during campaign season.

Monday, January 9, 2012

His body was soft and baby-like, but his eyes betrayed his true nature.
"Getting at the truth is a hard thing," McDermot told me over coffee, "and the best we can do is hold on to the bull's tail and see where that beast drags us."

Saturday, January 7, 2012

All the gizmos and whirligigs of modern times could not stop the inevitable moment of impact between Brian and the cow that slipped her bounds and stood in the middle of the darkened road.

Friday, January 6, 2012

He went off his diet in a blaze of Ho Hos, Twinkies and Moon Pies.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

They rolled up the driveway with the lights off, cut the engine and waited.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

As the temperature plummeted the petty crime rose, committed by men with hopes of getting a warm place to stay until spring.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

"In the end it comes down to dumb luck," thought Dawn as her car careened down the embankment.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Lance spent the day nursing a hangover, watching the petals of the lilies on his mantle slowly open up.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

It came to him in a dream, a talisman for the second half of his life: "Let mortality be your guide."