Random Birthday Generator

A birthday is a day to be yourself. Kerri, being quite random, decided this was the best way to celebrate her birthday. Her last year of high school, she learned coding just enough to write a random birthday generator. On her nineteenth birthday, she came back to her dormitory room after dinner in the university…

Wishbelly

Roland went to see the Wishbelly when his family finally ran out of money to give the doctors for his sick father. Not that the doctors were helping, but they did provide Hope, which is a key ingredient to Life, as his grandmother said. The week after the money was almost all gone and it…

Peril Squad: The Beginning

Peril Squad: The Beginning Peril Squad began in the government organization SAP (Secret Adventure Protocol) because of a computer glitch. A member of the IT department was writing a program to email everyone the daily lunch menu and accidentally sent an email to three operatives and offered them a job. The first was Tatiana Cotton,…

My Pet Rog

My Pet Rog I have a pet cat. I found him under the front porch. I call him Rog since he’s as kind as Mr. Rogers and twice as friendly. What people notice first is that his eyes aren’t the same color as each other. It makes him unique. Of course, he doesn’t have fur,…

Breakfast at All-Size Inn

Breakfast at All-Size Inn Jasmine had worked at six motels, hotels, inns, and bed-and-breakfasts in her career. Breakfast had always been easy: you put out the stuff and people came and ate the stuff and if the stuff ran low, you refilled the stuff. It was a bit different at All-Size Inn. Not only did…

Traces of Kisses

Traces of Kisses It’s my fault I didn’t think beyond the borders. It’s my fault I made wrong decisions without thinking. It’s my fault I got caged in here. 4 years ago I met Him and fell in love. Immediately, passionately. He was so gorgeous, kind and loving. We had a beautiful wedding ceremony, I…

The Good Octopus

The Good Octopus If you are like me, then the first thing your grandfather told you when you were young was to stay away from octopuses. It’s not that octopuses are bad; they are just tricksy. It’s all their arms. Most people have two arms, so you can see what they are doing, but octopuses…

Justin Dreamcatcher

Justin Dreamcatcher was born on a Tuesday afternoon in art class. He knew his name was Justin since that was the name that was written on his tag in black marker. He listened to the teacher explain what a dreamcatcher was. “You put them near your bed and they will chase bad dreams away,” the…

Dance

No one saw it flying towards Earth. No telescopes spotted it. It was invisible. But everyone felt it, the dancing star. In the living room, it started with Dad tapping his foot. Mom came in and Dad took her hand and spun her around. The kids started jumping up and down on the couch like…

Mechon Ball

Mechon Ball Have you ever wanted to be a soccer ball? If you have, you’re probably crazy since those things get hit around a lot. But that’s basically what Mechon (meck-in) Ball is. There are two people on each team. One is in a big robot—the mech—about four meters tall. The other person is inside…