I grew up in American suburbia. My parents divorced, my mom got remarried, and my older twin sisters and I moved to a nice house in a nice subdivision with nice neighbors. We had a Continue reading Betrayal
Eden was cruising through the nebula at half the speed of light. She was a Wanderer class starship – a fully self-sufficient, highly mobile, sentient, micro-world – that had flown the galaxy for 100 thousand years, precisely. For today was her birthday. She was braking hard now, gathering trace raw materials for the next sowing.
Things were progressing well, she thought. She would need to Continue reading The Travel Collection
I know now that being a teenager was the most awkward of times. Boys, feelings, school, friends, hormones, fitting-in, new ideas, pressures: it all comes out of a fire hose. Drink? No, not really. It’s more like making decisions as reflex reactions to situations beyond one’s control. Trying to survive the adolescent jungle by swimming the path of least resistance.
This is a boy story. A story about Continue reading What Didn’t Happen
I headed to the pier early that morning, as I usually do. I prefer fishing in the early morning. I like the quiet. Not that it is quiet, really. There is plenty of sound out on the pier. The seagulls always have something to say; and, even when they don’t, there is Continue reading The Pier