Saturday, March 31, 2018

The old reporter's vast institutional knowledge and years of doggedly pursuing the truth failed to impress his new bosses who were really into short punchy videos and memes, lots of memes.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Hank called himself a "rover" because it sounded classier than "homeless hitchhiker."

Thursday, March 29, 2018

"I remember when I used to give a crap about the world just like you," her father laughed without mirth, "but look where that got me."

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

His self-appointed mission was simply to stir up controversy wherever he could.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

My mind returned to a half-remembered time when anything seemed possible but we were too stoned to achieve much more than making it to work on time.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018

The drawing, tattered and yellowing, proved the stories the family had told her were lies.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

The starlings always arrived with a fluttering of feathers and a cacophonous squawking like a gaggle of retirees getting off a casino-bound bus.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Eric entered prison a boy whose mother fed and clothed him and walked out a grown man with no idea of how the adult world was supposed to work.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The country was of two minds when it came to double standards, dealing, talk, edged swords, or nothing.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

He was just like everybody else except he was willing to sacrifice his life for a cause.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

We braced for the next storm, whether weather, political, or personal.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Seconds became minutes became hours in which she continued to scroll down her feed seeking enlightenment without success.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Who turned out to be the truest friends was often a complete mystery to Marla.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

I couldn't help but feel a little thrill when I heard the news about my enemy, yet there was a touch of sadness there too.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The old researcher hunted forgotten history like other men hunted big game.

Monday, March 12, 2018

The sweep of the brush across the canvas thrilled her more than the touch of her lover's lips.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

"Let them subsist on spectacle," the leader crowed as the vast military parade rolled down the street.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Rachel decided the Rapture wasn't on the way and dedicated the rest of her days to earthly pleasure.

Friday, March 9, 2018

The sound of Harry James' trumpet from a warped record drifted through the cracked window with the torn curtains.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The snow globe-like scene outside the window was marred by the knowledge that they would soon have to dig out the car.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

What had once been an aura of budding greatness had dimmed to a faint patina of anticlimax.

Friday, March 2, 2018

The hinges wouldn't hold any longer and the door came crashing down from the weight of the lies and secrets.

Thursday, March 1, 2018