County Line Blues

This started out as a piece of flash fiction that kind of got away from me. It was inspired by people I actually know and Joe Lansdale’s Hap and Leonard series. Enjoy. “So, what are we doing?” Jack looked at his brother as they drove over a mass of potholes that used to be a …

Burnished Bronze and Sour Cream White

Peter felt more out of place than he ever had in his entire life. Imagine him, the whiter-than-sour cream Peter Nolan in a place like Pharoah’s, a combination restaurant/coffee house/hookah bar. The décor, the smells, the smoky haze that hung in the air, it all felt so exotic. That feeling was heightened when, as he …

First Trip

“You okay?” the tech asked as he leaned in over me, checking the IV. I nodded, too nervous to speak. “Okay, then,” he said as he closed the door on the isolation tank. I heard the latch on the tank’s door snick closed and then a slight click as the intercom came on. “Can you …