Just Let It Go

Supplimentics Inc. – June 14 – Marketing Meeting – Subject: Diur-All 11:09 and still a few minutes away. Ben had been struggling just making meetings the last few weeks and he could tell people were starting to take notice. He didn’t exactly grow up wanting to sell pharmaceuticals, and his heart just wasn’t in it […]

Four Kids and a Dog

“I always hated costume parties.” Nothing but dead air around me, but I whisper it aloud because I get the feeling it might be one of the last things I ever say. Footsteps in the hallway. Yelling. Barking. Coming toward me. “He’s this way, Gang!” one of them yells, that football jock in a white […]

Room 208

“All right, class, open up to page 445. Today we start my favorite unit, The Renaissance!” Soon, every desk is covered by a fat textbook about ten pounds too heavy for a fifth grader. The teacher’s pets in the front row look at me expectantly, wanting nothing but my approval and ready to ace every […]

An Old Friend

Brian was bored at work when he got the call. He otherwise wouldn’t have answered, but his phone was already in his hand and the only pressing things on his plate were a page on IGN that wouldn’t read itself and some spreadsheet he had to get a vague understanding of before he could get […]