Found Treasures

This was originally written for a short story contest invoving NPR and the Paris Review. Unfortunatly, I missed the deadline so I gave it a quick rewrite and here it is. The premise of the contest was the protaganist finds…

The Pool

Jerome Peabody, Fund Manager Jerome Peabody drove his pooh brown SUV out of his 2 car garage, and down the short driveway, turning right onto Mason St. The garage couldn’t really fit 2 cars because of this oversized vehicle, but…

Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio

[Excerpt from “$wing $tate, Money and Politics in Ohio 2012” available here] Ohio 10/11/2012 Today I had the opportunity to speak with US Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio for a few minutes about politics, the national debt, entitlements, green energy,…

Epilepsy nearly killed me (again)

[This is the original, author’s version. An edited was published by The Key West Citizen] When I was 14 (1985) I began having bizarre, frightening experiences. In the mornings, while in the bathroom, I would suddenly find myself falling to…

David Eddings: The Belgariad

The Belgariad is a 5 book series by David Eddings (1931-2009), which would be followed by the Malloreon Series, and 3 prequels co-authored with his wife Leigh. As stories within the fantasy genre there are certain plot and character staples…

Star Trek: Mirror Universe

One of the aspects of the Star Trek series that I always enjoyed was the continuity of plot lines across series. The mirror universe is one of the most well structured examples of this. In the original series, Captain Kirk,…

Mrs. Kara Daniels

Mrs. Kara Daniels

The Montgomery Report

The spot light opens on the stage. The familiar oak table and chairs sit encircled in its beam, alone. A few papers and a tablet computer lay scattered on the table before the chair stage left. His chair. Gerald Montgomery’s chair. The most watched man in the world. Each week he sits down with people you have never heard of, everyday people, and they reveal the most fascinating stories. Everyone loves Montgomery because he brings excitement to the mundane.

Director Gene Haldry, PhD.

Director Gene Haldry, PhD. The Montgomery Report Black screen, spotlight appears on a theatrical stage framed by red velvet drapes. Stage center sits a round oak table with two chairs. Also made of oak, the chairs’ tall backs appear to…