Across the Void

Whispers of Mars [Chapter 3] The Medbay didn’t have any windows to the outside. The only light was from those above, coming on and shutting off as they desired. If it wasn’t the light keeping Cecil awake, it was the coming and going of people from beyond the privacy curtain, clinging to the sides ofContinue reading “Across the Void”

From A Deep Slumber

Whispers of Mars [Chapter 2] Cecil “Cecil, do you hear me?” Cecil “I don’t think he’s fully awake.” “Give him time.” Cecil “Can’t you give him something?” “Nothing that won’t have an ill effect on him.” Cecil A weight sat on Cecil’s chest. He attempted to grab at his sternum, but the IV in hisContinue reading “From A Deep Slumber”

Always Something New

A micro-essay. Originally submitted to but not published by 3rd party publisher. School returns to us, full time and in person.  As a vocation and an institution, education has its triumphs and its challenges.  Some are new for us this year, and others persist.  The current state of the world intensifies all such things. TheContinue reading “Always Something New”