A Time to Reap – Another Writing Contest Entry

I am once again attempting to hone my writing skills by entering a short story contest hosted by Theresa Oliver's Short Story Page.  I hope you like it! A TIME TO REAP Eilain hated her job. It was bad enough that she had to partner with that lech, Thanatos, on the occasional unusual reaping call. … Continue reading A Time to Reap – Another Writing Contest Entry

Stress, Anyone?

During my initial training as a freight pilot, one of the techniques used by the instructors to evaluate potential employees was to present an ever increasing set of challenges (weather conditions, aircraft malfunctions, elaborate instructions from "air traffic control," interruptions from "dispatch," etc. ) during a simulator session to determine how long you could manage … Continue reading Stress, Anyone?

Technical Difficulties

It seems the Universe is speaking to me.  The transmission is generally one by one (weak and unintelligible), but the message is vaguely understandable when I adjust the squelch and dampen the static. This past Thursday, my beloved laptop gave up the ghost.  It had been slowing down and occasionally locking up in it's old … Continue reading Technical Difficulties