Monday, December 31, 2018

The loss of the known, the expected, was a gateway to a world without end or horizon.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

What had fallen away — the fears, petty hatreds, so-called friends — left a new, tender, translucent skin that glowed from within.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Divided we stood on a precipice with a stunning view of the cataclysm below. 

Thursday, December 27, 2018

All he wanted for Christmas was an impeachment, but instead he got a shutdown.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

She attempted to eat, drink, and waste as much time on social media as possible in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day in preparation for her self-imposed restrictions come January.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

The warmth of family and glow of good cheer would have to last another year.

Monday, December 24, 2018

She turned to art for solace — a universe in perfect balance — when the real world seemed to be off kilter.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

"Today, the rich rule without any understanding of how the rest of us live," he told me with a rueful smile, "and you saw how that turned out two hundred odd years ago in France."

Friday, December 21, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Life-changing events had a tendency to happen in the time it took to change the radio dial.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

She couldn't understand why she should play by the rules when those rules were so obviously fixed.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

There weren't enough cute animal videos in the world to numb the truth that our government had become a seething cauldron of slime and odium.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Dirty cops and hypocritical Christians vied for the top of his "most hated" list.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Th drip drip drip of the faucet was a constant reminder of Earl's lack of home repair skills as well as his slothfulness in regard to calling a plumber.

Friday, December 14, 2018

We sold them the lie of the American dream then locked them up when they arrived.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

He shifted his focus towards the stars and never looked down at the ant-like activities of his fellow humans again.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

She put out the crèche every Christmas even though her belief in what it stood for wavered more with each passing year.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

All Al wanted was to limp his way across the finish line of 2018 hoping things would get better in January,

Monday, December 10, 2018

The truth, like carpenter ants in rotten wood, chewed its way to the surface.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Turnbull sat up and laughed his hearty British laugh one final time.

Friday, December 7, 2018

The white hats, it turned out, were just another Hollywood trope.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

"Every time I thought I'd reached the mountaintop, I'd look up and realize there was more to climb," the old man said from his deathbed.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The night sounds grew louder than abruptly stopped but Willa was unsure if she was just dreaming when she saw the shadow pass across the tent's side.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018