Friday, November 30, 2018

Backsliding towards the Dark Ages, it was if the Renaissance had never occurred.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Our heads were buried in the virtual world and didn't notice the real world's death throes.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Addicted to entertainment, the whole world became our Circus Maximus.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Their wistfulness was for a bygone era that only existed in the movies.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Dazzled by dreams of unmitigated success, Daniel managed to die early as a middle manager with an unmet mortgage and the debt of a small island nation.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

They talked of scorpions and desert blooms and the unique feeling of slowly dying of thirst.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Frank bought a monkey and a typewriter in the misguided belief the animal would eventually write him a bestseller. 

Thursday, November 22, 2018

They reserved their dinner conversation to the weather, thinking the subject was safe, until cousin Brad spouted off about "bunk science," which was about the time the fistfight erupted.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Vincent just couldn't comprehend the modern world and as it turned out was just fine without it.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

There was as much goodness and love in the world as there was evil and hatred, but it just didn't make for any decent headlines.

Monday, November 19, 2018

There was nothing quite like strumming a guitar on a cold Monday morning as the mourning doves cooed softly in the background.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

"Thanks to Fox there's no such thing as truth anymore, only opinion," he smiled and rubbed his hands together vigorously,"and that means I'm free to do and say whatever comes to mind."

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Like a virginal snow obscuring the feculence beneath, they hid their darkest beliefs under a veil of self righteousness but as a thaw reveals what was once cloaked we began to see the truth.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The electronic lifeline that kept Elise connected to the world was quickly fraying.
For once she just wanted to be happy and forget about the world's problems for a short time but no matter where she went reality kept creeping in.

Monday, November 12, 2018

We closed our eyes to the coming cataclysm and blamed our tears on the smoke from the ceaseless wildfires.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Two days before Ike died he discovered his life's mission and managed to pack in quite a lot as a grave digger in his final forty-eight hours.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

The semiautomatic gunfire was drowned out by the droning on of the officials.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Made fat on the fears of the gullible, their pockets full to bursting with blood money, they felt invincible.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The ghosts of his disenfranchised ancestors stood with him in the voting booth that day.

Monday, November 5, 2018

The perfect words had rattled around Priscilla's brain for days but when she finally put pen to paper it was as if a thick fog had seeped into her mind obscuring everything except for the simplest sentences that didn't even make sense.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Their ever escalating attempts to suppress us only made us more determined.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

She had believed the old man would be a sort of guru who could provide her with sage advice but she quickly realized he was just a lech hoping to get in her pants.

Friday, November 2, 2018

He thought too highly of snakes and reptiles in general to compare his opponent to one.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

As the flaming bottle left my hand I wondered how I could have possibly ended up here.