I was taking a stroll around the office recently and happened upon an interesting sight. A man had pulled his pickup truck onto a grassy area beside the road and was furiously digging a hole. I discreetly snapped a pic. That’s weird, right? It’s not like he was gardening or planting a tree. I’ll admit, … Continue reading “Nobody” doesn’t mean “no body.”
As a writer, I frequently interview people. My methods have evolved over the years, but my goal remains simple: transferring their words as efficiently as possible into a story/article/press release/whatever. For a couple of years, I dragged along a laptop. I'd ask questions and feverishly type away as they answered. This was great, as it … Continue reading What’s the Benefit of Pigs?
Last night Tara was wrapping things up in the kitchen, so I told her I'd meet her in the bedroom. Halfway there I realized I'd forgotten something on the dining room table, so I turned around and retraced my steps. She was not expecting me to return, and as soon as she saw me, hid … Continue reading Suspicion Level: 10
You know you've been watching too much Dateline when a coworker is late and you automatically assume he has been murdered. Granted, I wasn't thinking this at 8:05. But by the time 10:30 rolled around and there was still no sign of Jake - a guy who is normally punctual to a fault - and calls to … Continue reading Murder, He Wrote