STORM WINDOW

The view was bleak, much like his future. The waves rolled along, grey with white crests, unrelenting, unremitting. His stomach had finally settled down after two days of sickness. What did he care about these countries over the ocean? They could bomb themselves into oblivion for all he cared. The rain battered the window, but … Continue reading STORM WINDOW

DALE SOLVES THE ENERGY CRISIS

The initial idea had been so simple. Now it was a reality. Dale stood before her innovation. Three giant prongs extending into the sky. The metal forks would extract moisture from the atmosphere and turn it into electricity. She proudly hit the switch to turn it on. *** It took Montreal months to recover from … Continue reading DALE SOLVES THE ENERGY CRISIS

ARTISTIC IMPROVISATION

The curator scratched her head, while the museum porters waited for her decision. 'Well, remove it of leave it?' the surly head porter demanded. They looked at the knotted tree branches atop the wicker chairs. She honestly couldn't remember if it had been there before or not. The Museum of Rural Life in Lumberton, North … Continue reading ARTISTIC IMPROVISATION

IMMORTALITY IN THE MODERN WORLD

I wrapped my arms around Kyle. We turned and watched the parasail disappearing in the distance. 'There he goes, my crazy brother' I sighed. 'Maybe he'll come back safe.' Kyle suggested, more in hope than expectation. The clouds on the horizon had been gathering. The storm would make landfall imminently. It had been downgraded from … Continue reading IMMORTALITY IN THE MODERN WORLD