Monthly Archives: July 2009

Between Heaven and Hell

Tommy bid his step-mother Jere’ good-bye and turned his truck north out of Muskogee for the long journey home to Reno. He drove all day and deep into the night, finally stopping just after midnight about an hour beyond Cheyenne, … Continue reading

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The Big Question

Tommy never stopped asking questions. Tommy liked to ask them. In fact, he had made a game of asking questions in some instances. For example, his seventh grade teacher could never resist a good question. He led the class in … Continue reading

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Breaking Point

For nearly nine months Tommy tried his best to carry on with his life. He had retired from broadcasting and found a new job and even though he was still married he had even gotten a girlfriend. Her name was … Continue reading

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Two Days

Two days,” he thought to himself. Then he repeated the words again, “Two days.” He said it as if he couldn’t believe it. And really he couldn’t. It had all happened so fast. It had only been two days ago … Continue reading

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Nine-Eleven

Where to start?” Tom asked himself as he sat in the library staring at the blank page as it had been a very confusing year. It began on a day that the rest of the world would remember as the … Continue reading

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To Sleep Inside

For nearly thirty days Tommy lived in the little camp trailer that Valerie and Justin had loaned him. It sat on their ranch, the Double Cross-U with no running water or electricity. Daily he mustered all his energy to get … Continue reading

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Jealousy

A cowboy with his hoss in tow, Was at the local fair and rodeo, Eye-ballin’ the strangers And avoidin’ the dangers. He said ‘Howdy’ to a certain young filly. She fired him up like a bowl full of chili, With … Continue reading

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