Mangos and Migraines

Another bit of the story with our faithful and struggling friends, Sarah and Kurt, the editors of a very strange screen-play. You can catch-up on the story by reading Blackhawks and Bourbon, and Jeeps and Jerks first. "She lived in a mango tree?" Kurt shuffled the papers. "I thought it was a peach tree back in … Continue reading Mangos and Migraines

Bitter Dirt

A little flash for Mondays Finish the Story--but it's a continuation of the story of our dear vicar, Celeste. You can find the beginning of her story here, and here. The cemetery spread along the area known as Devils Abode, but Celeste couldn't understand why--the land around the graveyard was peaceful, lovely even. Perhaps they'd named it after a … Continue reading Bitter Dirt

Better than Bingo

The Mayor and the town manager waved as their next victim approached. “Evening, Gladis,” the mayor said, smiling at the heavy-set woman walking across the uncut grass. He’d need to see to that--against city ordinance. “Special night tonight, eh?” Gladis stopped halfway to the door, her face wrinkling in confusion. “I thought it was bingo … Continue reading Better than Bingo

Conception of Achilles

“Zeus was not having a good day and he made sure everyone knew it.” “Hera! Where in Odin’s name is my crown of laurel! It was here, and now it’s gone!” Hera rolled her eyes. “Right. It walked away, just to piss you off.” Zeus glared. Sometimes he wanted to turn his wife into a … Continue reading Conception of Achilles