Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Hard Thing

“Daddy, I need your help,” my nineteen-year-old daughter wept into the phone. Taking a deep breath, I gripped the receiver and steeled myself for what might come from the Redhead nearly an hour away. “What’s wrong?” “Ditto has cancer and … Continue reading

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The Return of the Detective

It’s been nearly ten years since I had last opened for businesses. I swiveled in my chair to look out the office window. It felt so good to swivel, that I did it again, and then I spun several times, … Continue reading

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A Text

In this world of weirdness, texts simply amp things up a notch. Yesterday, I received what I thought was some strange Haiku in progress as my wife left her office. It read: I left my post it seems like there … Continue reading

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The Big Rack

                It was a warm, windy morning.  My window was open and the breeze had cooled things off somewhat.  The door to my office slammed open.             A man stood there.  I was glad, because the last time it was … Continue reading

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The Case of the Invisible Case

I’d been puttering around my office all afternoon.  After a while I put the putter away and kicked all the golfballs into a corner.  I leaned back in my chair with my feet on my desk, listening to the soothing … Continue reading

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The Case of the Invisible Case

            I’d been puttering around my office all afternoon.  After a while I put the putter away, kicked all the golfballs into a corner.  I leaned back in my chair with my feet on my desk, listening to the soothing … Continue reading

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The Case of the Nervous Stomach

I was looking under the desk for that strange noir saxophone music when the door to my office burst open.  Each time I heard the music someone always came to the door.  It was annoying.  Thunder rumbled and lightning flashed.  … Continue reading

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