“One Is The Loneliest Number that you’ll ever do.” – Three Dog Night — “The tribes laid out their towns and villages in the form of constellations in the nighttime sky.  The archaeological ruins show a remarkable alignment to the constellation Orion; the three inner circle cities making up the belt of Orion.  ‘It’s not possible for […]

Reaching for the door, I heard a knock, followed by a child’s voice.  “Help me, please, please.  It’s coming…”   Standing very still, I felt the sweat roll down my back.  “Please.”  I could feel my heart beginning to race.  I lowered my eyes, knowing I should help, but I couldn’t…I simply could not move, frozen […]

Read Part 3 here …Samaritan.   I found myself looking up at the ceiling, with my mouth greedily grasping at the humid, morning air.  “Thank God! It was just a dream…only a dream.”  I muttered into the pillow.  Gathering my wits about me I looked around the room.  It was my bedroom, I was certain.  The […]

Read Skin Walker, Part 2 Here “Did you hear about the girl who was killed several days ago?”  Asked Nate. I immediately shook my head in response. “No.”  But I had.  I knew the girl he was referencing.  I recalled those eyes, her eyes as they stared through me on that morning. “No matter how […]

I can remember one day – I was passing by this old dude.  He asked me to go to the store for him.   He told me he’d give me a couple of dollars.  I hollered back, “Nah, man.  I gotta be somewhere.  I don’t have time.”  I didn’t even look at him. I only slightly […]

The sound of bending and breaking branches, escaped the edges of the woods.  I listened in earnest while resuming my pace.   I paused again at the sound of more breaking branches.  When I moved the source of the sound moved.  It was paralleling my path and this wasn’t the Visitors’ normal mode of operation.  These […]

I could hear the movement in Salsa.  The African rhythm of the base, kettle, and guitar.  She swayed.  Her hips bounced back and forth, her arms and elbows extended out.  Clapping her hands to the melody, shimmying her breasts and shoulders, while turning in a circle, she shouted, “échale!”  Closing her eyes, she moaned in […]

Can’t quite remember where I heard this first, but it stuck with me ever since. “Don’t take life too seriously, after all none of us are getting out alive.” A quick search attributes this to a Jill Shalvis. Very profound words.  This phrase causes the forehead to relax and the hair line to slide back. […]