Saturday, November 30, 2013

As her hard-won flesh finally touched his he wondered if it had all been worth it.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Leaving the table she thought of fattened ticks and Violet Beauregarde, the Willy Wonka character who blew up like a large balloon and had to be rolled away.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

After the divorce, although he didn't eat turkey, Frank would throw one in the oven just to have the smells of Thanksgiving wafting through the lonely house.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

We watched the town burn from a sheltered cove and waited with bated breath for the raiders to return to the dark sea from whence they came.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

He came from a long line of hawkers, hucksters, snake oil salesman and charlatans, so it made sense for Neil to enter politics.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Hugh believed his story was unique, original and unequaled, until it was pointed out to him that the plot was stolen from an episode of "All in the Family."

Sunday, November 24, 2013

He'd managed to pull off the bank job and make it across the border, only to be run down by an old lady who was adjusting her radio dial as he crossed the dusty road. 

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

Leaving the grassy knoll that day I smiled broadly knowing I was in the clear.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

"She was a pushy broad with a mouth like a sailor and the right hook of a wharfman," Butch fondly remembered of his lost love.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Terrance, a famous designer whose home was his showpiece, preferred to sleep on his mother's couch in order to preserve the purity of his vision.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Cakes, pies, pudding and cookies all went in, yet none could satiate Karl's unending hunger.

Monday, November 18, 2013

His life would have been very different, Joe thought, if only he hadn't tripped after the fuse was lit.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

They defrosted the cherries they had picked that summer, made a pie, and pretended it was once again warm outside.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

"And that was the last summer we had," she said, finishing the story for the children as they huddled near the fire that hadn't gone out in 50 years.

Friday, November 15, 2013

The patient's suffering mounted as the dentist ruminated on his taxes.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The footprints in the snow led straight from the crime scene to me.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

"Into the woods we went all smiles and laughter, but by nightfall everything had changed," Frank said, letting loose with a lungful of cigarette smoke as his words trailed off.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A watery future, if not a grave,  was foreseen by the ship's crew.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Saturday, November 9, 2013

The cool autumn air, the jewel-like leaves, the snap in the wind, and Lillian knew it was coming to a close.

Friday, November 8, 2013

He stared at the prison bars, then at his hands, and wondered how the work they had created could land him here.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The money flowed like a raging river into the election, flooding out the citizenry.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Daniel, in an attempt to flee police, hid in the zoo, but should have thought twice before jumping into the lion's den.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013

"My dreams of a husband and family may seem boring to you, but for me, as a stunt pilot, explorer and soldier of fortune, it was a necessity," Bernice told her grandchildren.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Friday, November 1, 2013

The dog, tied to a tree, looked on at the deer in the field with envy.