Before They Come Back

December 18th, 2012 (4 Comments)

Before They Come Back   “Excuse me sir.”  Here it comes, I hate it when people ask me for money.  I pay my taxes so that there are places they can go when they need help.  I’ll just keep walking; ignore him, shake my head, and say “sorry.”

Traveling Faster-Than-Light

December 15th, 2012 (11 Comments)

Stardate 67216.2 Traveling faster than the speed of light always gives me a headache.  Call me old-fashioned, but I don’t think that traveling 300,000,000 meters per second is necessary.  I like to daydream about the ‘good old days,’ a time when everyone wasn’t in such a hurry.  My grandpa told me a story about traveling […]

The Robot

December 12th, 2012 (5 Comments)

The Robot   The Nelteo 43 robot had begun to display signs of malfunctioning, so Henry decided to return it, before it quit working completely.

The Mountain

December 9th, 2012 (2 Comments)

The Mountain   Reaching out, Seth grabbed a hanging vine and pulled himself up to a ledge, where he could rest for a minute and decide what his next move would be.  Looking down the mountain, he was amazed at how far he had come.  “I really can do this,” he said, noticing that he […]

Timmy’s Time Thwarter

December 6th, 2012 (1 Comment)

Timmy’s Time Thwarter  Timmy’s experiments were always getting him in trouble.  The first time was a trial to determine the distance and speed that an object would travel when thrown from a moving car. He was six years old; the family decided not to replace the cat. 

The Clown

November 28th, 2012 (No Comments)

Randy first noticed the clown when he looked out his window and saw him standing under the street light in front of his house, leaning against the pole.  He was talking on his cell phone, laughing and pointing at Randy. 

Trail Of Dimes

November 24th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Trail Of Dimes When he saw the first dime lying on the ground, he reached down and picked it up without even thinking about it.  Then he noticed another one about four feet away, so he walked over and picked that one up, too.  That’s when he first realized that there was a trail of […]

The Prey

November 21st, 2012 (No Comments)

The Prey The injured prey crept quietly away and hid in the tall grass, waiting to see what his attacker’s next move would be.  Unable to move very quickly, its main hope for survival was waiting, and hopefully avoiding detection.

Wrong Place Wrong Time

November 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

Wrong Place Wrong Time by David P Perlmutter This is a true story about how being in the wrong place at the wrong time and making a few bad decisions can be disastrous.  After an arrest for drunk driving, Dave loses his job along with the BMW that went with it.  He decides to spend […]

Don’t Look In the Little Green Satchel

November 10th, 2012 (3 Comments)

She didn’t understand why, but when the short, balding, slightly hunched man approached her with a mysterious gleam in his eye, she nearly fainted.  As she stumbled, he quickly grabbed her arm to steady her, and she felt a jolt of electricity shoot through her body.  She began to sweat and felt a chill run […]