TALES FROM A REAL ALASKA by BILL LAMBSHANKS, chapter 4

My mom used to tell me no good thing happens after midnight. I always found this funny, because I was born in the middle of the night, exactly at 2:34 AM. But maybe she wasn’t talking about the things that happen outside of yourself, but inside. When it’s night you can hear doubts, you feel […]

Heaven on Earth Day

You’re probably wondering where the plot is in this story. Don’t worry. It’s around here somewhere. I haven’t misplaced it. It’ll come around sometime. People love April because the snow finally starts leaving and you see the hint of a budding leaf on a tree as you walk by. Earth day is in April and […]

True Story, Chapter 5

Chapter 4 here   I walk back into Sharkeys. There are more girls near the jukebox singing “No Scrubs.” The Japanese man, now so drunk he has transcended regular human consciousness to a Buddha-like state of being, sings back-up to their main voices. An example:  GIRLS: A scrub is a guy who thinks he’s fly… DRUNK […]