Monthly Archives: March 2014

Picture Taker

It was one of those Mondays when even the thick caffeinated sludge that passed for coffee at the train station coffee shop wasn’t cutting through the fog in Dave’s head. The morning had started rough. Just before 4:00 AM the … Continue reading

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Tijuana Night Bus

Dave noted the couple as they walked through the coffee shop door. He might not have paid attention except they were a bit of an odd couple. The woman was slightly taller than her companion and quite attractive in a … Continue reading

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Chubbels

There were only three high tables in the coffee shop, and six chairs. At times it got packed out as people piled in and waited on the local commuter train, the Amtrak, local buses or the Greyhound. Inevitably Dave sat … Continue reading

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Closeted Encounter

He had been there that night, that crazy, amazing night at the big rock pile of Devil’s Tower. He wasn’t a scientist, just a specialist, a technician schooled in electronics. He’d been working on a different top secret project and … Continue reading

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Morning Clouds

Sun struggles to find A break in morning clouds Monday’s snow is gone Ground is warm and muddy moist Robin red breast has been Poking around for grubs and such The equinox behind us Spring knocking on winter’s door I … Continue reading

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Old Man, New Tech

Dave couldn’t help but notice him on the way into the coffee shop. It’s hard to miss a man in a mustard yellow jump suit. Dave sat down in his usual seat and looked closer. Several large patches on the … Continue reading

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Crackers and Cheese

All Dave knows about him is what he’s gleaned from a few minutes of conversation before the crosstown express bus arrives. Dave doesn’t even know his name. Dave has nicknamed ┬áhim Crackers ‘n Cheese as the man’s daily routine is … Continue reading

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