Early this morning, my Daughter and Son-in Law with their Sheba Inu in their back seat, wisely, headed north out of Florida, and are now safely out of the harm’s way of Hurricane Irma.
Watching the news and seeing the devastation in the Caribbean, I know they made the right decision. Growing Up in the 50s and 60s, I went through a couple of hurricanes in New England. In particular, I remember one of the more than frightening hurricanes. We could see the maple trees bending all in the same direction. The torrents of rain and gale force winds pounded our house on what seemed all sides. The deep bass roar of the storm’s, furious, thunder shook us to the bone. Lightning would suddenly fill the room with blinding flashes. Suddenly, it was calm, the eye of the hurricane passed directly overhead. The rest of the hurricane, seemed pale to us as it tapered off. However, that was nowhere near the intensity of the 150 mile per hour winds and storm surge about to engulf Florida in the next few days.
For those safely out of harm’s way, here is the best classic hurricane movie ever made: Key Largo, about a bunch of criminals and crooks descending on a beach house and getting trapped inside during a level 5 hurricane. It has an all star cast, starring: Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall:
This morning, Book 2 in my Deadwood Chronicles series became available for purchase on amazon kindle. It is 50 More Strange Tales to entertain your mind: discover moments of strange weird flash fiction short stories to escape our mundane reality. Please check it out with the Look Inside.
Joe (JB) Wocoski
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When the aliens finally arrive, will we be able to comprehend or communicate with them? Or will we be insignificant, non sequitur, only to be brushed aside as we do with germs?
The military tracked the saucer to its landing site not far from Los Alamos. Their troops set up a perimeter 8 clicks away from the massive alien, and the Alpha Team and Professor Reinhardt were sent in to investigate and ascertain the threat …
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Hi Everyone, here is this week’s Flash Fiction Tale, and, it will be appearing in book 2 of my short stories. This week’s story is called: Dude! It’s Wild Life
Along with the birds in the treetops around him, he was the first to see the morning sunrise, and the last to see the sunset. Everyday, he saw breathtaking views of the Serengeti plains surrounding him. All he wanted were the sweet succulent leaves atop the nearest tree.
Late in the afternoon, he spot the poachers, knowing full well, they were here for the elephant and rhino horns, and not … (click here to read the rest of the rest of the story)