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“Is that Tommy, I see?

“Howdy Ned, it has been a long time. Mind if I join ya?”

“Have a seat.”

“Hey, Buzz. Set up a couple for me and my buddy Tommy here. The usual, two tappers and two shots of rye.”

“So where have you been?”

“I haven’t…

I Do My Best Work In Bed

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Okay, get your mind out of the gutter. This article isn’t about sex, although I have received positive reviews on that front.

I don’t know why, but my creative juices start to flow when I am laying in bed staring at the ceiling…

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It is amazing how sometimes a few words make all the difference in what people think or hear. Three words that can make or break a relationship.

I was going over my latest manuscript, reviewing it for errors and holes in the plot. With each pass I try to remind…

Return of the Masked Man

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To mask or not to mask? That is the question.

Since the start of the pandemic the value of wearing a surgical, or other type of protective mask has been in dispute.

Early on my business adopted the use of protective masks, gloves, and widespread…

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The Tale of Rose Gray

Brad and Tara were at odds. They glared angrily at each other. With tears streaming down Tara’s face, she offered Brad an ultimatum. “It’s time to make a choice. It’s either me or your new mistress.”

“Rose, her name is Rose Gray. Why can’t you…

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“You can’t do that,” Ansel shouted. “You nearly took my head off.”

Greer flashed a wry smile across his face. “There is nothing illegal about it. Back up if you can’t take it.”

Ansel did not like being a target every time that Greer had a chance to make a…


Yesterday was a milestone in our efforts to return to pre-pandemic life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the first step in easing mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds, and in most indoor settings.

In certain crowded settings like…

Imagine if you will, that you are fighting a war. The enemy has amassed its army at the border and is threatening to attack. Your commander issues an order to ignore the massing threat. “We have the mightiest army in the world, they would not dare attack.”

But attack they…

J.. Salvatore Domino

J. Salvatore Domino enjoys creating his own players and stories. His characters, often mirror real life. His stories run the gamut from cozy to dark.

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