PAUSE

  The path is clear but he waits. It's a dark. cloudy evening. The moon, momentarily unshackled, casts deep shadows among the poplar pathway. He waits. A light breeze gusts a funnel of brush, dust and leaves. The cat emerges, strolls languorously, out of sight. The mouse sighs, happy to pause.  

FORTUNE

  Fortune neither favours the brave nor rewards the diligent or prepared when it's always measured in hindsight. To be fully prepared for any venture and anticipate disaster or mishap, that might reduce the chance of misfortune and thereby increase the odds for success. The best result is measured by success.

Stonking TONKS

Three teeth dislodged with the impact of her kick, and my nose gushed with a shit load of blood, I clenched my hands into fists and forced myself up from the ground. She started jerking off in front of me, going on about how she was going to beat the living shit out of me, […]…Read more Stonking TONKS

SOUND

  Did you hear that? No, what? What was that sound? I don't know, I didn't hear it. What did it sound like? Like nothing I've ever heard before. Oh really? Then how did you expect me to hear it? There it goes again. I hear nothing. You're hearing things. Obviously.  

Trumpet’s Downfall, part 4

(Part 4 of The Rise & Fall of Donald Trumpet Esq.) Fifi Fontaine was, as her Grande Tante was fond of saying, ‘puce hors l’ancien bloc’. She would also say,  ‘il y a plus d'une façon d'accommoder un lapin’ or as les rosbifs say, there are more than two ways to skin a cat. She…Read more Trumpet’s Downfall, part 4

Trumpet’s Downfall, part 2

Part 4 of The Rise & Fall of Donald Trumpet Esq. This is it, blog post #500. I began writing this blog in 2014 but by March 2016, I had written only 80 blogs. The other 420 have been written since then. It is fun but it does take time to find your groove, so…Read more Trumpet’s Downfall, part 2

Trumpet’s Challenge, Part II

Part 2 of a Dickensian style trilogy, The Rise and Fall of Donald Trumpet Esq. ...........................   Five generations of Thomas Wellspring's family grew up on the shoreline of Failsafe . Wellsprings were fishermen, sailors and, for the last three generations since his grandfather, Benjamin, started his business, fishmongers. Indeed, until recent years, Wellspring's Fishmongers…Read more Trumpet’s Challenge, Part II