Decline Press, a new short story


Those of you who follow me on this blog may also know I write short stories. "Decline Press" is my latest. It is a work of fiction based upon some of the most ominpresent issues of our time: economic hardship, race relations and law enforcement, and the struggle of an Iraq War vet, Derek Moss,…

Shopping for a New Car with an Old Lady.


I went shopping for a new car with an old lady. My mother. Our first stop was Honda on Santa Monica Blvd. A kindly, older salesman, who couldn’t have been more than five feet tall, approached us. We asked him about the Civic and he let us go for a test drive. With my mom…