Wednesday, December 31, 2014

She married the friends, parties and troubles along with the man.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

She liked to believe everything was black and white, except her own biases.

Monday, December 29, 2014

It was too quiet now that Jake's wife had taken the kids and moved to Jacksonville, abandoning their now desolate home. 

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Things slipped through and he was forced to admit he had lost his edge.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

My horse hated me and would take any opportunity to drag me through the underbrush or bite me when my back was turned.

Friday, December 26, 2014

A shadow fell across her face and hung there, momentarily allowing her true feelings to show through before the bright sunlight brought back the mask of a smile.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

They lay passed out in a pile of torn wrapping paper and twisted ribbons exhausted from their gift-giving frenzy.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Pampered and doted on Pookie the poodle was the most demanding of pets.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Linda and Rick spent the holidays in lock up after their botched burglary.

Monday, December 22, 2014

His eyes looked as red and bloody as the sun he watched rise that drunken morning.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The dissident was now the dictator who did to his enemies what had been done to him.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Drunk off the spiked eggnog the two old gentlemen came to fisticuffs over what carol should be sung next.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The machine, unable to be stopped once put into motion, eventually ground its makers bones to dust.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The star had grown used to the common folk kowtowing to him, but in the little town they ignored him since no one watched television and the movie theater had closed years before.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

"Without the rule of law we're no better than animals," she yelled as the rioters pushed past her and set the building alight.

Monday, December 15, 2014

I wasn't afraid of the darkness of night but by that which lived inside me.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

When the arthritis got too bad to continue painting, Fritz turned his artistic eye towards other aspects of his life, from his clothes to his country estate, and dazzled more brilliantly than ever before.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

For a brief moment everything went silent when the shots echoed through the neighborhood.

Friday, December 12, 2014

when the ideas stopped coming Ralph turned to newsstand gossip rags for inspiration.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Lilly looked as if gravity worked twice as well on her and that she had been sucking on a lemon for most of her life.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

"We spied on you for your own good and tortured your neighbors to keep you safe," he yelled in rage when questioned on his and the other men's intentions.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The anchorman stood in front of his mirror, gut jutting, and realized he was yesterday's news.

Monday, December 8, 2014

The data breach wasn't so bad financially, but the Internet surfing histories of the government officials - porn, personal care product websites and searches for a variety of embarrassing ailments, proved to be a crushing blow.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

She sat in her room, stoned, and waited for her life to jump-start.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dean meddled his way into a corner - a dark, dank, desolate corner.

Friday, December 5, 2014

"There are bad people in every profession," the sergeant told me with a humorless grin, "and I'm lucky enough to have chosen one where I get to use a gun."

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Orville was ousted by his underlings who had been undermining him for years.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The nightstick whooshed out and thumped against his head, ending the conversation.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Irene considered herself a down-to-earth person who eschewed the superficial, but she found herself returning to Las Vegas year after year and loving every moment.

Monday, December 1, 2014