Chapter 29: Secrets

[nnwm15]   They all cried, even Ryan, after the shock had faded. G-ma hadn’t been seen since she fled the group. Jamie’s body lie like Ryan’s had days earlier, with no hint of activity. Around her neck, marks where the old woman had strangled her, were visible. “I can’t believe…

Chapter 22: The Long and Winding Road

[nnwm15]   Many years ago, when she was about Jamie’s age, G-ma had learned how to knit from her grandmother. The old woman would sit by her fireplace, in a rocking chair, knitting sweaters for her family. It was a stereotypical scene, admittedly, but one that G-ma observed for years…

Chapter 21: Dark Thoughts

[nnwm15]   Ryan was quiet for the next few days, seldom making eye contact with the rest of the group. It was obvious to all that the revelation he’d forced out of Mara had affected him in some way. Ryan could be cruel, but it didn’t seem like he was…

#37 What If

What if in the moment that we die, death arrives offering us the opportunity to stay in that second for as long as we like. How long do we stay behind?

Engineering & Server Installs

Greg, a Civil Engineering grad, stands next to his team’s bridge Today was an interesting day. Karey & I sorta relaxed a bit and let Dan & Sue go to most of the events. A parade this morning (that I dropped them off at), and a cookout tonight (that I…

PopGUI for PopRoute GUI

If you've ever tried setting up an exchange server at your home, small business, or on any server that doesn't have a 100% reliable 100% always-on connection, you've probably needed a tool like PopRoute. PopRoute lets you "pop" your external POP3 accounts and route the mail from them into an…

Responsible Journalism

News personalities, agencies, and organizations should be ashamed of themselves for how they are using the 5th anniversary of 9/11/2001 today to bring up their ratings under the guise of “respect”.  Want respect? How about suspending regular programming for the day? How about not trying to “One-up” the other guy…