Thursday, May 31, 2018

Sheila recalled that summer day with sheer delight while everyone else remembered only an embarrassing encounter in which she threw herself at Hank who diligently ignored her advances.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Absurdities abounded in the new world that felt as if it belonged in a B movie comedy and not as our day-to-day reality.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

After a meteoric rise from the mean streets of Miami he was now living above his means and inching closer to being back on the street.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

The biggest thrill in our little town that summer was watching the firefighters try to get an infamously pugnacious cat named Felix out of an ancient and decrepit pine tree.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The wind sliding through the trees was a soothing lullaby for her fevered mind.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Apocalypse wasn't physical but rather the breakdown of the mental constructs erected over the last two thousand years.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

The senator felt he'd pulled himself up by the bootstraps, after all his father had only given him a few million dollars to get started, and believed all Americans should do the same.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The shipyard, once filled with the hum of hard work, had become a tumbledown ghost town.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

Tad was a tippling toddling old bore who could talk the bark off a tree.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The winter was short but coursed through our veins all year long.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

She was as dramatic as a Louisiana rainstorm and twice as unpredictable.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Sarah spent her life on the fringes of fame in the hinterland between celebrity and anonymity.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

They talked and talked and talked in a whirligig without end or reason. 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

The DA was a man who considered justice a game to be won at any cost.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Her memory had become a haunted house filled with secret passages that led nowhere and trap doors that dropped into darkness.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

They pretended they were super rich for the weekend and prepared to spend the rest of the year paying the tab.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

The night time revelers, of whom Ike had previously been a dues-paying member, know just made him angry and kept him up to all hours with their boisterous foolishness below his window. 

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

When he counted up the years they'd been apart the realization was like a sucker punch to his soul.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

She seemed to enjoy her misery as if it were a relaxing bath she was too comfortable to leave.