Category Archives: short story

Unfair At Any Price

Gord was waiting in the front hall when Angie arrived home from work. “That’s so cute. You missed me,” teased Angie. It had no effect on Gord’s disposition. “Been shopping online, have you?” “What’re you talking about?” asked Angie with … Continue reading

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A Watched Pot

A rustling at the front door alerted Jeff that the mail had arrived. He leaped from his easy chair in the living room and bounded down the hall. Tossing open the door, he investigated the contents of the mailbox. His … Continue reading

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A Window Into The Ancient World

The Museum of Global Antiquities, one thousand years in the future. The curator of the museum entered the lab and was immediately greeted by Dr. Chen. “Dr. Tam, you’ll never believe our good fortune,” said Dr. Chen, Director of Anthro-archaeology … Continue reading

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The Man Who Wore Two Watches

One day, when Bertram found himself in the unusual position of needing to know the time, he discovered he had nothing with which to do so. As fortune would have it, a quick scan of the crowd uncovered a man … Continue reading

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Santa and the Belief Clause

Early in December, Megan approached her dad. He sat in the living room, watching videos on his tablet. “Does Santa have an Instagram?” she asked. Her dad pulled out an earbud and focused on his daughter. “I don’t see why … Continue reading

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Yeet Is Not A Word

The family settled to a quiet meal, a rare event now that the kids were teenagers. Dad and Mom shared a satisfied glance across the table. “Dad, can you yeet me the potatoes?” asked Stan, their thirteen year old. Shawn, … Continue reading

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Technological Advancement

Ben and Steve wandered through their StuffMart, stocking up on supplies. After loading up with frozen pizzas and chips, They wandered back to the front of the store to pay. Without a word, Ben entered the self-checkout line. “What’re you … Continue reading

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