Monthly Archives: July 2020

Chapter 6

Chapter 6 “I have a special place I want to show you in West Seattle.” He started a leisurely back road trip around the south end of the Sound making our way to the beach of West Seattle. Shaman wanted … Continue reading

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Chapter 5

Chapter 5 You talk a building full of joy. I could see why Shaman called it a speakeasy. Restaurants had it tough with the lockdown. The state of Washington was going full Stasi. They wanted the restaurants to partially reopen. … Continue reading

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Chapter 4

Chapter 4 We got up early, Shaman had taken the day off. We got into his commute car. “Coffee?” “Starbucks open?” I asked. I can always tell when Shaman wants to make a statement. This was one of those moments. … Continue reading

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Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Traffic coming into Seattle is horrendous. I know the reason. Seattle hired the best of the best experts to design their convention center. They placed it right over Highway 5 coming into the city. To make it work … Continue reading

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Chapter Two

Chapter 2 I had found a cave to camp in along Deer Creek about 20 miles northeast of Chico. The creek was sandwiched in between two towering cliffs. It gets warm in the afternoon, but the water coming down from … Continue reading

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Great American Novel

Great American Novel Chapter 1 The authoritarian “Karen” voice commanded: “Do not sit on the beach. Keep moving.” My name is Jack Strong and I am sitting on Coronado Beach thinking about the road I travelled to get here. I’ve … Continue reading

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