Milk Carton Universe (Prologue)

Printed along subtle edges of certain foods items are dates. Some dates advise sellers, some advise consumers. The most important dates are determined and issued by the Secret Department for Interdimensional Transportation and Defense---a government agency which is partly funded by the Expired Perishables Council---in effort to protect humankind (and all other living things on … Continue reading Milk Carton Universe (Prologue)

Log on the Beach

Sitting cross-legged on firm went sand, 11-year-old Makayla balanced on her knee an open notebook, thick and repeatedly rebound with leather thongs, and gently scribbled on a fresh page with an extremely short, dirt-stained pencil. She wrote: I didn't write the last six days but I had a good reason. A huge storm hit the … Continue reading Log on the Beach