My friends and I run onto the driving range, laughing and screaming. Floodlights illuminate the massive raindrops pelting our faces. We can hear the rolling thunder inching closer with every boom. In a remarkable lapse of judgment, I raise my pitching wedge to the sky and yell, “I AM THOR!
My daughter is a genius. No, seriously. Have you heard that our universe is one of an infinite number of universes? Some are almost like ours, but not quite exactly like ours. Others are so strange and fascinating that they are inconceivable. Parallel universes where we all exist, but a
The sky was beautiful the morning I was murdered. I didn’t hear the stranger creep up behind me and separate my head from my body. There was a slight pressure around my neck and then weightlessness as the world spun and the ground moved closer at an alarming speed.
What a lovely dog, thought the old man as he watched a young pup chase after a rogue tennis ball. Sitting on the park bench, basking in the warming sun, he allowed a rare smile. Suddenly, a young girl approached and sat beside the old man. His smile vanished. “We
"The repairs are done. Fire up the thrusters." "What?! NO! You need to come back first!!" "It's okay baby, there's no oxygen left. I love you." He flicked off his mic and pushed off the hull of the spaceship, floating into the darkness to spend his last few moments among
I must be in hell. The touch of the cold, steel blade on my skin, slicing passage into my belly is more than enough to make me scream, cry, and run for the hills. But I can’t because I’m a living corpse, awake and unable to move. The
When his ears stopped ringing and the acrid stench of gunpowder smoke dissipated, he gazed solemnly at the empty shotgun shell on the floor. The same shell that released nine pellets into his brain. Who knew invincibility would be such a curse?
The Perfect Cup
Coffee is a simple thing. Only two ingredients: water and coffee beans. But, in the right environment, it can be one of the most pleasurable experiences you will have. Me? I’m in the woods. There’s no cell service, so my phone is packed at the bottom of my
The Evening Shenanigans
Clock struck midnight. When the humans went to sleep, Clock could always be depended on to let everyone in the kitchen know. In her seven years of hanging on the wall, she’s never been late for anything. Except for that one time when the humans forgot to switch out
2022 Annual Review: Weddings, writing, and my relationship to work
This was a year where I continued to reflect on who I am now, who I want to be, and how I want to live my life. The result? I’m still figuring out a lot about myself. The goalpost is always moving as I change and evolve, but I