The Deal at Death’s Door

As you lie in bed moments before your death a vision appears and offers you a deal. The apparition points out that you have saved a tidy sum in cash and assets and applauds your hard work throughout your life to that end.  The apparition declares that you can choose to spend your money on…

a confession to tech support

Roy wanted nothing more than to go home. He hated the evening-late shift that started at 4pm and hopefully ended at midnight if everything was calm. More likely than not, something would happen at 1145 and he would end up working until 2 or 4 a.m. Working technical support for an internet service was an…

the man with the chicken tattoo

I woke up on a barge loaded with sheep being dragged across some short stretch of water being driven by a man whom I could not see in the early morning light before sunrise. I don’t remember how I ended up there and the polite farmer, who gave me a ride back to mainland, didn’t…