Happy Birthday, Chick!

Today was my grandfather Chick’s birthday, and mine is in four days. It’s a great way to take the edge off whatever milestone you’re hitting: share the weekend with someone who’s sixty years older. He put great store in education, broadly defined. He considered himself a dumb jock—he played football, basketball, and baseball in highContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Chick!”

A Corpse, a Cop, and Canines

The story began at Alanna Coca’s blog. Chapter 4 Anthony growled a low warning and hoped the wolves would keep their distance. It would be scary enough for any human to have the pack circling. And this one was a nonbeliever—if anybody decided to shift before taking on the cat, Jessica’s night was about toContinue reading “A Corpse, a Cop, and Canines”