Hello. You’ve reached Eustace and Claire Bully. If you’re calling for Danny, please try his cell phone. If you are from the factory calling for Eustace, please leave your name and number and he’ll get back to you as soon as he is able. Thanks!   I’m calling for Claire. You’re the only one left […]

The trail is more than cold–it is bloody, beaten, raped, and wretched. Moral codes have eroded along with family and country. Those remaining are victims. Those remaining are criminals. With the dream of home gone, the final days of the infected lurch on as beast and man converge on the forgotten Alaskan city of Leek Denaa. Old and […]

  A hearty congratulations to the Chicago Cubs is in order after their unbelievable comeback against the Indians in the 2016 Word Series. As a resident of the South-side of Chicago, my allegiance has always been with the White Sox, but seeing the joy in Cubs fans’ eyes over the course of this post season […]

Greetings friends! It’s been some time since I posted the epilogue to Dog Days. After three years straight of writing, it was time for a vacation/hiatus. In that time, I learned that finishing this story was going to take much longer than anticipated. Balancing a full-time job and big boy responsibilities can be draining, but […]

Epilogue   Char rocketed through the air, grazing past mountain peaks and launching into space. It’s only a dream, thought Char, until she opened her eyes. The depths of space smelled like wet polyester. She pulled the blanket from her face to discover the progenitor of her unconscious flight—a narrow sled grinding across ice with […]

This is the last part, Miranda. I won’t get through it if Tim is in the room. <Have you decided on your wishes?> Yeah, I still want to be cremated. It feels morbid, but I finally picked out which urn I like. I think you’ll like it too. It has these lovely etchings all over […]

“When the bravest have all fallen And courage starts to fold, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.   When your windows have all shattered And doors no longer hold, I’ll keep my silver near my heart; And you may keep your gold.” Michael Chwedyk, “Heart of Silver”   […]