Saturday, October 31, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Gina was the worst gift giver ever, a title that was solidified when she presented her alcoholic cousin a bottle of expensive booze and his anorexic wife a workout video for overweight people.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

They were both delusional, so in their minds their dysfunctional relationship was a fairytale romance.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

I wondered about the multitude of people passing me by as I made my way through the terminal and began to make up stories for each of my fellow travelers.

Monday, October 26, 2015

What started out as falsehoods eventually came to pass leading me to wonder if Lily was just a lucky liar or psychic.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Liberty was an ideal the government celebrated by keeping its boot heel firmly on its citizens' necks. 

Saturday, October 24, 2015

The old motel got a second life after the double murder thanks to the thrill-seekers who wanted to stay in the room where the terrible crime had been committed.

Friday, October 23, 2015

She didn't particularly like heartaches and hangovers, but they came hand-in-hand with her love for country musicians and whiskey.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The indignity of working for a man 40 years his junior was only matched by the fact that it was his ex-wife's new boyfriend.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The young pups nipped at the old man's heels but none were tough enough to face him like a man.

Monday, October 19, 2015

I picked up the ax and walked towards them, my hands seemingly acting on their own as my brain screamed "no, no, no."

Sunday, October 18, 2015

The seeds of our destruction were born that night: two wailing, dark-eyed boys who would turn on us at the first opportunity.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Years later, she wondered why she had stopped making art, something she had loved so dearly. 

Friday, October 16, 2015

The jets dogged the refugees as they scurried across the scrubland looking for some type of cover.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The boys joshed and jostled one another trying to shame someone into entering the dark tunnel on which "BUM CITY" had been scrawled in spray paint.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

They patted each other on the backs but stayed alert lest a knife end up there.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

He knew his father only through legends, tall tales, and fragmented memories.

Monday, October 12, 2015

It was the poorest of us who celebrated the holidays with the must gusto and joy.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

At 90 she felt like she still hadn't discovered her purpose in life.

Friday, October 9, 2015

I was a liar who lied for the pleasure of hearing the words slip from between my lips.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

She deserved to die, but I knew she would walk since she had important friends and a way about her that made you think of summer mornings and puppies.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

When Theseus retired, gods and demons alike breathed a bit easier.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

It turned out Brad was the last man on Earth and Betty, sticking to her guns, still wanted nothing to do with him.

Friday, October 2, 2015

As I lay looking up at the passing clouds, my life slowly seeping away, I couldn't help but think that perhaps I should have chosen a different profession, one with less risk of being shot.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

"Hooray," they shouted for the returning heroes who they would later turn their backs on.