The drug of anticipation, a short story

She wasn't the type of person who used drugs. She barely drank and didn't smoke. Well, she smoked a few cigarettes in college, but she was never a smoker. She was a rule follower, not a a rule breaker. No, she definitely wasn't the type of person who used drugs, But... She was at a … Continue reading The drug of anticipation, a short story

The Last Passenger

A guest post by Adam Music It has become time for me to begin my own journal, some place where I can share my thoughts outside of the records of this hospital. A place where I can speculate without becoming a patient of this institution myself. For if my theory on The Man in Room … Continue reading The Last Passenger

The scariest Halloween maze in the world

"No adult without a child. No child without an adult." That's what was printed across the top of the orange flier. My son shoved the paper into my hands with the enthusiasm of someone redeeming a winning lottery ticket. "See, mom. Kids aren't just allowed. They are required! Come on. Let's go! Please!" Having a son who … Continue reading The scariest Halloween maze in the world

The Halloween prank

A guest post by Danielle Hontz Halloween eve was ripe with mischief as Shane sat on the porch with Dave and Alicia, trading tales of Halloweens past. Dave sighed. “I suppose we’ll have to endure another equally humiliating prank from you this year. So tell me, what’ll it be: switch our Halloween candy with rocks? … Continue reading The Halloween prank

The secret of the Chicago Pedway

A guest post by Michael M The Chicago Pedway is a network of tunnels, concourses and bridges connecting buildings, retail shops, hotels and train stations throughout downtown Chicago. It is also a labyrinth of magical mystery for those who know The Secret. My coworkers and I usually walked the Pedway together on our way to … Continue reading The secret of the Chicago Pedway