The Drums – Part One

This is part of a short story I'm writing which I'm hoping will become part of a longer story. This is more exposition than actual story, but I figured I'd throw it out there and hopefully that will force me to keep working on it. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------           Boom.           Boom.           Boom. Every 14 seconds, … Continue reading The Drums – Part One

That Time My Boss Made Our Final Meeting Really Weird

A man who had once threatened to fire me for not singing whilst running desired a final meeting with me. In the Army, officers and non commissioned officers get evaluations, usually yearly. Each ratee has a rater, usually their immediate supervisor, and then a senior rater, generally their supervisor's supervisor. As a staff officer in … Continue reading That Time My Boss Made Our Final Meeting Really Weird