Weekly Recap – January 30th, 2015

This was a screwy week for me, work-wise, but Friday has arrived and I’m ready for a relaxing weekend spent with family and friends. I’ve begun outlining a series of blog posts based on my new productivity kick, so expect to see the first installment soon. Also, I’ve lined up Police Blotter posts for every Monday reaching into April, so I hope you find those …

Weekly Recap – January 23rd, 2015

“Withering tears, what good can come of tears? None I know of.” – Homer, The Odyssey Some of my accomplishments this week: I’m halfway through my second reading of The Odyssey. Once that’s completed, I’ll post a review. If you can’t sleep or have a sadomasochistic streak, you can find my messy, ever-growing notes here. I wrote a follow-up to …

Weekly Recap – January 16th, 2015

Health-wise, it’s been a trying week. The weather has kicked up the allergies. My wife has been fighting an infection and I’ve been fighting sinus headaches. D’oh. I told Angus he’s going to have to take care of us, but he doesn’t seem to keen on the idea. Still, I’m going to toot my own horn here and proclaim that I’ve been …

Lanes Lane

The two-lane highway stretched and dipped over the barren landscape, snaking every few miles. Creosote plants, shrubs of Mormon Tea, and the occasional dilapidated house were the only breaks in endless sand. It was close to noon on a hot June day, 1997. Sunbeams were bouncing off the metallic-blue ’74 Plymouth Duster. Two white pinstripes raced down its sides and …