Sunday, July 31, 2016

Saturday, July 30, 2016

As the ship left the dock the lies he told his family still stung like the wind that whipped his face.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Smitty took stock of his friends—a dying house plant, a one-eyed cat who couldn't stand being touched, and a poster featuring the mascot of a sub-par rum brand—and realized things had to change.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The disenfranchised, disaffected, and desperate thought they had a voice in the masterful politician, but all they were left with was a bitter taste in their mouths and shackles on their feet.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Once she stopped caring what others thought, her star shot straight to the top.

Monday, July 25, 2016

That night at the party, I realized that For Betty, I was the cat that refused to get back in the bag.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Saturday, July 23, 2016

"I told her that after she died she would turn into a star so that every night I could see her up there and blow her a kiss," the old man told me as we craned our necks skyward.

Friday, July 22, 2016

The candidate's dark vision of a future without him was nothing more than smoke and mirrors.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

He let the world roll over him like warm water in a morning shower.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

As the fifth rider of the Apocalypse, Petulance felt the other four considered him inferior and were scheming to be rid of him under the guise that his name was just a little too close to another of the band, Pestilence.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Helen chalked everything up to fate thus relieving herself of the burden of blame.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Throwing the computer out the window didn't make her feel any better.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Through the layers of bureaucracy I continued to plummet until I found myself at the bottom of a hole so deep no light could ever reach it.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016

Sunday, July 10, 2016

He thought of his blatant lying and fear mongering as just part of the act.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

We gunned them down like dogs and they returned the favor three fold.

Friday, July 8, 2016

The company foundered after it was discovered by a number of teenage boys that their logo, if squinted at just right, resembled a certain body part not discussed in mixed company.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Time whirled by until most of her life was just a series of half-recalled memories.

Monday, July 4, 2016

By the rockets red glare Glenn caught his girl kissing someone else.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Once a 24-hour party person, I'd become more like a 2-to-4 hour party person.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Betty, no slouch in the brains department (she held several PhDs), always worried that people thought she was dumb and as a voluptuous blond with a squeaky voice those fears were founded on bedrock.

Friday, July 1, 2016

It was inevitable that they would eventually run into each other, but neither expected the other to be armed.