100 Word Challenge: Storm

100 Word Challenge: Storm

The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season opens on Thursday, June 1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) - the government entity that is all things hurricanes and cyclones - has predicted an above-normal storm season. A traditional storm season runs from June 1 to November 30, sometimes a storm forms earlier, sometimes storms run later than [...]

Fading scars

First responders splinter locked front doors with sledge hammers while searching for survivors, but find more victims instead. Wooden jambs swollen from filthy flood waters keep out rescuers more efficiently than steel bolts dissuade looters. Going house to house, the quiet is ominous. Where sounds of laughing children and barking dogs were once block music, [...]