Fiction: Simon Barton

Simon Barton woke to his own scream at 3:47 AM on a cool October Thursday.

It’s been a few years since I wrote those words. I’m still amazed I managed to write a sci-fi short story, even though most readers think it should be in the “horror” section. Anyway, I’m reposting my first real attempt at non-spoof, non-sardonic, non-Trek science fiction.
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Classic: When Trucks Meet Banks

Another old classic from my past web pages (Spring 1999). This event was also featured on the Tard of the Month website, which chronicles bad drivers in Atlanta.

So what happens when a tall vehicle goes under a short object? How sturdy are Ryder Trucks? Why do banks have that “low clearance” bar before you get to the drive-thru? Thanks to the fact my co-worker Billy had a camera in the car, we can now answer these questions.
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