Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Word

Police Captain Norris Dunnless achieved his position more because of his privileged family’s influence than by ability. The fact that whenever Dunnless proclaimed a case unsolvable, and within hours Inspector Edgar Harper solved it, was probably the source of friction … Continue reading

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Spelling Errors

Pete and friend Zach explored the new neighborhood. Already, they discovered “issues.” The house on the corner displayed a rainbow of color. Scowling, Pete knocked on the bright blue door. Adu opened the door. Flowers dotted his long hair and … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Horror Movies

Hank trudged through the old woods to the abandoned factory, trying to lead the other six high-schoolers by example. More and more they rebelled. “C’mon guys! There aren’t really any demons.” “Oh sure,” moaned Natalie, checking on her tablet. “Horrible … Continue reading

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The Cougar – Gargleblaster Microstories #260

“Thirty-two,” said Sabrina. “Thirty-two candles?” exclaimed Minette. “Honey, you still got a smokin’ body okay? But there’s no way you’re only thirty-two years old.” “Sorry,” smiled Sabrina. “Forty-four candles.  I thought you asked how many men I taught to be … Continue reading

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The Upgrades

The small nation of Pandayan, located in the South China Sea, was so tiny it rarely made the news in small countries. Much to their surprise, the island archipelago found itself targeted far too much Chinese interest. Mere months after … Continue reading

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The Assembled Puzzle

Stewart had multiple personalities, six of them. Normally, this is a bad thing. In Stewart’s case it wasn’t. All the personalities knew about the others and they all got along swimmingly. No personality dominated the others. Whenever something needed to … Continue reading

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The Shyster

Morley argued against scientifically accepted Climate Change. He built a pond filled with koolaid. Morley was hideous, but dated beautiful women. At his party, I asked, “How do you get such beautiful girlfriends?” Morley shrugged, “They drink the koolaid.” _________________________ … Continue reading

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