Monthly Archives: January 2012

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Dad was old, and a neighbor kept track of him. The signal was simple; one if by life, none if by death. In other words, if a light appeared in Buck’s kitchen at five in the morning, he was still … Continue reading

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Taking the Long Way

“I’ll clean up,” Jude said, as usual. She waited for John to rise from his chair and top his drink glass with diet soda for the night. The arthritis had hit him suddenly and violently, and he was still quite … Continue reading

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Gray Ink

When the immense internet company called Amazon abruptly closed, the whole world stopped and took notice. Financial markets tumbled, and world governments stopped rattling sabers and making nasty faces at each other. Israel and Saudi Arabia put Persian harassment on … Continue reading

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