In 2015 I had an anthology in the works in the Fiction in 50 flash fiction challenge. Each month Bruce posted a short prompt and we composed a story of less than 51 words. Here, then, is a look back at my effort to string a story together over the course of 5 unrelated monthly prompts, culminating in…
I learned one thing in Watergate: I was well-intentioned but rationalized illegal behavior. You cannot live your life other than
June 17, 1972 — Five White House operatives are arrested for burgling the offices of the Democratic National Committee, in an attempt by some members of the Republican party to illegally wiretap the opposition.
My friends are people who like building cool stuff. We always have this joke about people who want to just start companies
June 16, 1977 — Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.
You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy.
June 15, 1970 — Charles Manson goes on trial for the Sharon Tate murders.
—The original Pledge of Allegiance (adopted in 1942)— I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which