Itsy-Bitsy Spider, Audio Version
May29

Itsy-Bitsy Spider, Audio Version

The Big Freeze didn’t affect this spider and housewife. Marauding bands of cowards should heed the word of ladies protecting their nests….

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This Itsy Bitsy Spider Spews Venom
May14

This Itsy Bitsy Spider Spews Venom

They had left two days before.  Lynn’s job was to care for the house while everyone was gone.  It was an easy task, or series of tasks, unless something went wrong. The generator ran all by itself, fueled by two huge tanks of diesel in the garage.  It was barely audible.  In fact, unless she thought about it, she didn’t hear it at all.  If the generator quit, there was nothing to be done.  Lynn was not mechanical.  Not in the least....

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FULLY FUNCTIONAL, a Short Story by James Strauss
Mar18

FULLY FUNCTIONAL, a Short Story by James Strauss

FULLY FUNCTIONAL Short Story By J. Strauss   Lieutenant Howard never ran with lightening speed. He was more controlled, as befitting his rank of lieutenant and position of shift commander. He moved with a glow across the spectrum of his small town fiefdom. Twenty-five thousand citizens rested under his care, almost all asleep, as he commanding the midnight to eight shift. He took his first dose in his cruiser down at Main Beach...

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Matchless, a Short Story by James Strauss
Mar10

Matchless, a Short Story by James Strauss

MATCHLESS Short Story By J. Strauss   The old bike wasn’t much, certainly nothing that any islander would buy.  Kam counseled with his dad about getting a new Harley, but the old man was no help.  “Sell the damn thing to one of those dumb Haole’s down at the base,” was all he said.  Without selling the Matchless Kam couldn’t make the down payment on the Sportster.  It would take him another year of waiting tables at the Royal Hawaiian...

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