Every Olympic event should include one average person competing for reference. —Bill Murray
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice. —Chuck Palahniuk
“…Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to negotiate is forced to confront the issue. It seeks so to dramatize the issue that it can no longer be ignored…” —Letter from a Birmingham Jail, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr.
If you are in the wrong place, the right place is empty.
Last year I won a Flash Fiction contest on J.A. Allen’s website, Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins. My prize was an opportunity to be a Guest Host on her blog and write a story for the occasion. That particular story, The Connection, got me thinking about the idea of capturing bits and pieces of my workdays…