NYC Midnight 2016 1st Place Story in Flash Fiction Challenge “It’ll be fun,” I consoled my husband as we parked the van. “We won’t even tell them it’s vegan.” “What’s a vegan?” said one of them. To mothers, even the good ones, all your children’s voices tend to blend together. The amalgam just sort … Continue reading Are You Sad About the Cow?
******* Now a Kindle eBook on Amazon.com ******* It was an abnormally cold night, even for FedEx Field in December. And unfortunately for one Daniel Snyder, the offices were no refuge from it. Ticket sales were down. Robert Griffin III jersey sales, once the cash cow of the franchise, had halted. The team name was … Continue reading A Dan Snyder X-Mas Carol
**** As published in RVA Mag **** [WARNING: I will be using the term "R-Words" throughout this article because I have no idea what's right anymore] The term "bye week" evidently originated in cricket. It's a moment in the game where the "batsman," which is the name I think Batman must go by in England, can … Continue reading Griffin Gets New R-Word Name: Sitting Duck
"He won't eat his dinner," Tanya Snyder said to her husband, Dan, as he walked into the Snyder manor front door. "How was he with his tutors?" Dan asked, pushing his glasses up onto his nose and crossing his arms. Tanya's head tilted toward Dan, her eyes staring at him bleakly. Apparently, it hadn't gone … Continue reading Verily, Verily, Griffin Will Return
***As published in RVA Mag*** [WARNING: I will be using the term "R-Words" throughout this article because I have no idea what's right anymore] Kirk Cousins walked a little slower than normal into the R-Words facility, his head bouncing back and forth from one side of his chest to the other. On his way in, he kicked … Continue reading Hell to the R-Words
"Just a cup of coffee, please," Robert Griffin III told the waitress behind the bar. He eased his broken body onto the bar stool at the Washington D.C. breakfast diner, but he wasn't hungry. He had slept poorly the night before after watching his Washington R-Words fall to the Seattle Seahawks, yet again. He couldn't break his … Continue reading To Scramble, You’ve Got to Break Some Legs
"He's ready for you," said a suited, serious man, holding the door barely ajar which read: Dan Snyder, Owner. "But it's so dark in there," responded Robert Griffin III, pointing with his right crutch. A broken, cackling laughter emerged from the seemingly pitch black room. The disturbing sound was then consumed by the erupting cheering of … Continue reading Captain’s Log Stinks So Bad, Fans Leave Early