Saturday, June 30, 2018

We had finally jettisoned any pretense of high culture and happily wallowed in trash TV.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Sam had finally become comfortable in his own skin just before it began to sag.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

With each passing day and death her past seemed to be less and less real.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Civility had been choked out years before along with bipartisanship, and democracy wasn't far behind.

Monday, June 25, 2018

The victims who had become the killers were once again the victims.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The desert finally reclaimed the tiny town it had battered year after year.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Out of step with the world around her it would take society decades to catch up by which time Esmeralda was long dead.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

The sun shimmered across the water while the beachgoers focused on their phones.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

The littlest of friendly gestures—a kind word, a smile from a stranger—would rekindle, albeit it briefly, his faith in humanity.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

With blinders big enough to block out half the world we grew fat on cheap filler and clomped ever forward towards the slaughterhouse.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

"Nobody actually wants freedom, unless it's the freedom to choose which soda to drink," the dictator confided.

Monday, June 11, 2018

The truth still managed to bubble up to the surface from time to time.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

There wasn't enough money and power in the world to satisfy his appetites.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

I was beginning to see the light just as it winked out for the last time.

Friday, June 8, 2018

"I'm not angry, I'm just from New York," was Jake's typical response when accused of being irate.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

By then our status symbols had become potable water and canned goods since you couldn't drink a Gucci handbag or fill your belly with a BMW roadster.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

I began to suspect that I was like a commuter stuck in traffic who fails to realize they're actually sitting in a parking lot.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

He was just arrogant enough to believe he would be remembered by history after his death.