Deductive Reasoning

Detective Mitchell, who considered himself a connoisseur of shoe fashion, boasted he could solve any crime simply by looking at the victim’s shoes. Expensive shoes meant the victim was well-off; the killer’s motive was obviously money. If the victim wore stilettos, undoubtedly the motive was sex. Scruffy shoes destined the victim to crimes of opportunity. … Continue reading Deductive Reasoning

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Cee’s Odd Ball Photos – May 13, 2018

Cee's Oddball Challenge is for those photographs that don't really fit into a common category. There is no theme to this challenge; what is odd ball is up to the participant. I hope you like the photos I selected this week.  I took my first photo at Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland, a living museum. … Continue reading Cee’s Odd Ball Photos – May 13, 2018

Frozen

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge to write a complete story in 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting this challenge and Jill Wiscoff for this week’s prompt. My story this week is a bit dark, much like the  night sky in the photograph.   April no … Continue reading Frozen

Mr. Lucky

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge to write a complete story in 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting this challenge and Karen Rawson for this week’s prompt. They called him Mr. Lucky, a hackneyed moniker granted Ray for wriggling out of tight spots. Ray credited the … Continue reading Mr. Lucky

The Three D’s

They called themselves The Three D’s. Alike in age (early 60’s) and occupation (mainframe programmers), the comrades worked for a large financial institution, performing menial maintenance tasks on the old legacy system. On this Friday afternoon, they met at a local bar to commiserate over another week of irrelevancy. “I’m tired of feeling useless, “Bob … Continue reading The Three D’s

After Party

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Al Forbes (A Mixed Bag) for providing this week’s challenging photo. I wake to the sound of dogs barking. An ambulance wails in the distance. With each beat of my heart, the pain in my head … Continue reading After Party