How could he have known that as a drugged up satanic metalhead, killing and burying a cat in a building site one night so long ago with friends he’s since lost track of, that now, after 13 years as a financial advisor, to give his kids more room, he would be buying the house that stood on its grave.
Julian Baker, London, UK
I gave a ride to a hitchhiker today. I’ve seen him around. He hauls these trailers painted on every side with his mission statement: “Follow Your Heart”. He's a black guy who “woke up” after Katrina, has dedicated himself to bringing supplies to New Orleaners. I'm gonna donate my Christmas money.
Daren Commons, Santa Cruz, CA
THE LAST CIGARETTE
As he finally caught a first dim glimpse of the cave's fabled wonders, Roger thought he'd earned a smoke for his travails. As he greedily put a cigarette to his lips, he tried to recall Evans' warning about the place. Too late, he realized it might have had something to do with matches.
Seana Graham, Santa Cruz, CA