#101 Dirty Bucko


Whats Cooking

Tomorrow I will have posted 100 short stories. I only have 8 patrons following me. I’m wondering if it’s worthwhile to continue posting stories. What do you think?????? Please let me know if you read my stories.   #99 What’s … Continue reading “Whats Cooking”

Coolpix 9100

#96 Christmas CoolPix 9100   The oncoming headlights on the wrong side of the road blinded Joe. Because of the four Miller Lites he had swallowed when his mother started the same old nag his mental processes acted like molasses, … Continue reading “Coolpix 9100”


#95 Awakening  Joe awoke to the shrill screech of his personal robot, Maria. Assigned to him by the ruling mainframe the day he was born. Ever since the “Singularity” in 2026, every human born was required to have a personal … Continue reading “Awakening!”

#94 A Lifetime Job

  Joe made his rounds as a security guard at the California State Hospital. He came upon a tiny young lady who knelt on the ground with her face close to baby’s breath flowers nestled beneath birds of paradise plants … Continue reading “#94 A Lifetime Job”

#92 Migrants

  We sat in our country kitchen sipping on coffee. I had just seen the morning headlines, “Vigilantes kill two illegals.” Looked like someone was taking the immigration policy into their own hands, but before I could read more, my … Continue reading “#92 Migrants”

Heart of Stone

#91 Heart of Stone   Women didn’t like the way I acted or looked. The hell with them I thought. This is the modern age, and I can create a woman of my own. I studied all the books on … Continue reading “Heart of Stone”

Little Brain

#90 Little Brain   On my fourteenth birthday, Grandpa Joe took me fishing on the Mississippi River in his leaky old rowboat. We floated alongside the high cliffs on the Iowa side. I liked to fish and enjoyed baiting the … Continue reading “Little Brain”

What Ghosts Haunt Me

  #89 What Ghosts Haunt Me   On a sunny New York day, the sidewalks on 52nd Street were crowded with pedestrians as usual when one man stopped looked up and pointed. His unusual actions caused others to look, and … Continue reading “What Ghosts Haunt Me”

Story of the day. #87 Brutal.