A Problem in Gravity, Part 5

X. Trooper Perkins’ body was never found, only his burned-out cruiser. Nothing was recoverable from the dash-cam. A memorial for Trooper Randall…


A Problem in Gravity, Part 4

VIII. Dom was the first to hear the thump. Then the car started to shimmy and shake. "Louie, I think we have a flat. We gotta stop." Dom pulled over…


A Problem in Gravity, Part 3

V. The next day, in the back room of the Monte Carlo, Tony and Junior were looking at a map on Tony’s phone. Their focus was Gravity, Iowa. At first,…


A Problem in Gravity, Part 2

II. The small town of Gravity, Iowa has about 150 residents, a Post Office, a bar, gas station, feed/grocery store, and two churches. Until the end…


A Problem in Gravity, Part 1

I. A wise man once said, “Nothing stays nowhere.” So, it shouldn’t be a surprise when a problem in Gravity, Iowa, starting some months before, found…


The Driver’s Assistant

Robert finally found the correct balance of medications to control the effects of his schizophrenia. To celebrate, he and his wife Jess decided to…


On the Collapse of Our Institutions of Higher Learning, Part 3

Second Topic: Union of Patriotic Citizens of Novi Sad, 2014-2015 I don’t want to make people assume I journeyed alone. In fact, what makes a…


Petroleo

“At first, it was just a few prisoners from the county jail, dropped off by a sheriff’s van at the delivery entrance to the stone outbuildings on our…


Disappearances at Dr. Snow’s

A large, rundown Victorian house sits on the corner of Fourth Street and 30th Avenue in Bennington, Vermont; you can’t miss it. It is owned by Dr.…


In the Confessional

Saturday afternoon confession was well attended at Our Lady of Mount Sinai Somewhere in the Desert-Roman Catholic Church. Each of the faithful sought…