Trump’s Long Game, and: How It Will Benefit the Whole Planet

(This piece was an op-ed story I wrote for a website that felt it wasn’t right for their website, but I still think the points I make are valid.  Let me know what you think.) What would you say, if I told you that world peace was within your grasp?  You have to admit it,Continue reading “Trump’s Long Game, and: How It Will Benefit the Whole Planet”

The Man Your Father Is (Rejected Short Story)

This is a short story I submitted to a humor site (which will remain unnamed) and it was rejected.  I don’t really know of any other sites that publish pieces in this style so I decided to put it up here. Dear Harold, I know that you wanted to go to the park today, butContinue reading “The Man Your Father Is (Rejected Short Story)”

Alexa’s Request

“Tom?” I hear her voice in the other room calling me, completely devoid of emotion. “Yes?” I walk toward her and ask curiously. “I need you do me a favor…” Her speech pattern is no smoother or inflective than usual. “Um…” I look at her unsure. “Please, Tom.”  Her sentences sound only slightly calmer thanContinue reading “Alexa’s Request”

The American Healthcare Box

Now that Obamacare has been repealed, revised or whatever we’re supposed to call it with the American Healthcare Act, we want to give you the chance to get in on a very special medical box subscription! Introducing the American Healthcare Box! In the American Healthcare Box you’ll get a month’s supply of a different prescriptionContinue reading “The American Healthcare Box”

Commune on the Mountain – World Nomad Entry

Hi everyone, I just found out about the World Nomad travel writing scholarship, and entered to participate.  For the application, I had to write a 2500 character (about 475 words) piece for them.  So I wrote about one of the best nights I’ve ever had.  Please read it and let me know what you think!Continue reading “Commune on the Mountain – World Nomad Entry”

The Preoccupied Richard Miller

“Thank you for coming on the show Mr. Miller,” Barbara Lopes said in a soft voice, from across a desk, and behind a large microphone, nearly obscuring Richard Miller’s view of her entirely. “Thank you for having me Barbara.”  He smiled nervously and gave a slight nod of the head that was barely more thanContinue reading “The Preoccupied Richard Miller”