Story – Entry Three

This is a continuation of the science fiction story I started here. Feedback is always appreciated. Constructive criticism even more so.   Amy picked up the folded piece of paper that had been slipped under her door either during the night or early in the morning. The room was poorly lit and Amy couldn't afford to … Continue reading Story – Entry Three

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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

That Time the Army Had Me Hang Out in the Desert for No Reason

I believe that civilians think of every Soldier in the United States Army having a task and a purpose at all times. They probably imagine that when we're out in the field, we're doing a lot of good training and that we are constantly busy. Sometimes, this is true. If you're a Soldier or NCO … Continue reading That Time the Army Had Me Hang Out in the Desert for No Reason