Audio Version of Sunday, a Short Story by James Strauss
Apr10

Audio Version of Sunday, a Short Story by James Strauss

Peter found himself abandoned on Green Island in Kure Atoll. His dysfunctional family was on a holiday visiting the Northernmost of the Hawaiian Islands. Peter (Sunday) enjoys the opportunity of being befriended by a dolphin, and realizes that communication is primary regardless the method.   Read the Text version also: Never on Sunday Enjoy the audio version of the delightful vignette of growing up in a different world...

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Sunday, Short Story by James Strauss
Apr09

Sunday, Short Story by James Strauss

SUNDAY Short Story By J. Strauss The boy sat on the sand atop the low rocks, staring down into clear lapping water. He carefully lowered his small hand down until it was just beneath the surface. He waited. There it was again. A solid thrumming vibration. It lasted for a few seconds before it was gone. The boy pulled his hand out, and then gently wiped it on his “T” shirt. The shirt had been a gift from his grandfather on his eighth...

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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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Arch Patton, Down In the Valley, Chapter 6
Jun13

Arch Patton, Down In the Valley, Chapter 6

Arch Patton DOWN IN THE VALLEY Chapter 6 By J. Strauss   “Where we goin’ boss?” Matisse yelled from the drivers seat, as Arch got into the old battered convertible. Matisse accelerated away so fast the huge single door on the passenger side slammed with the sound of gunshot. “Cut back across the island,” Arch instructed, with his damaged hand pushed against the dash and the other grasping the top of the door. “We’ll use H3 and cross...

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Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 7
Jun22

Arch Patton, Down in the Valley, Chapter 7

The Hertz counter was empty when Arch went in to get a car more fitting than Matisse’s Pontiac convertible. There were plenty of cars and Arch didn’t bother to try to negotiate rates. A hundred dollars a day for a Cadillac……

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