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|Posted by Ken on January 16, 2012 at 4:15 PM||comments (0)|
The end of the world is usually depicted in the media as an event, which all people on the planet bear witness to. And when it happens, you know the world is ending. Even in religious text, the end of times is something so big you can't miss it. People reconcile their differences, families gather to spend their final moments together, or people just wind up going bat-shit crazy. It's kind of like New Year's Eve; everyone has their own way of saying good-bye to the old.
Except, when t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ken on January 5, 2012 at 3:35 PM||comments (0)|
People do stupid things with their money, and people who have more money than they know what to do with tend to throw it away on things they think are neat. I see people spending $20,000 on a wedding, hundreds of dollars on doggie clothing, the list goes on. I don't waste my time worrying about what other people do with their cash, because it is theirs to spend. But I saw something last year, and it pops up from time to time in car magazines I read, and each time it shows itsel...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ken on July 31, 2011 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
Would I be crazy to say that I likethis new world order better than the way things used to be? I don'tthink so, I think this new way is the best thing that could havehappened to our society. It used to be that everyone was soft,spoiled by the luxuries of the modern world; I couldn't take threesteps without running into someone so preoccupied with their cellphones that they couldn't look up and apologize for running into you.They would just scurry off, looking at you like it was your fault.Pe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ken on July 31, 2011 at 12:15 AM||comments (0)|
It was early in the morning, a littleafter four. The sun was just starting to creep over the horizon,though this was hidden by the thick black storm clouds which pummeledthe small rural town. Sarah was jolted awake by the roar of thethunder. Pressed up against the only wall with a window, she sleptright next to the chaos outside. Rain and wind slammed into the smallfarm house, and the thunder and lightning surrounded her home like acircling predator. Another bolt and accompanying roar made h...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ken on July 15, 2010 at 12:25 AM||comments (0)|
Retail. Ifthere was ever a profession that could convince you humanity wasdoomed, this was it. Trapped behind this counter and register, yougot to experience the finest people had to offer.
“What do youmean it's no good?!” The portly 250 pound woman yelled at me.
“I mean itwon't work. The coupon says it's ONLY for the 200 count, you got the210 count.” I explained.
“Well canyou go get me the right one?” She snipped.
It tookever...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ken on March 17, 2010 at 1:50 AM||comments (0)|
I never really came up with a title for this piece...I just wrote it for fun one day and felt like sharint. Enjoy!
Laying nearly flat on the lawn chair,Angela stared at the sky above her; a clear, bright blue canvas. Itwas the middle of July and the temperature hovered between 95 and 100for the past week, but for the past few days she couldn't help butstare at the sky since she went on vacation from work. Not only hasthe temperature been fairly high, but ...Read Full Post »