Two guys and a dog load into a 10-year-old pickup truck and spend two months driving the perimeter of the United States. It doesn't directly show, but over the course of the two months, the narrator falls in love with the driver -- and with the dog.
This is my second story. It is mostly nonfiction with a little fiction mixed in. It is based on an real-life experience of a close friend that I thought would make for a good short story. He provided the skeleton and I filled in the dialogue with his approval. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed hearing it recounted to me.
High school was over and one last summer stood between Trevor and Dustin's future. A summer they dreamed of for the last four years. Countless hours of planning and dreaming. A cross country road trip. Just the two of them and wherever the road may lead. But things were more complicated than that.
Trevor was struggling with new feelings for his best friend. Feelings he can't quite figure out. Feelings that scared him shitless. Dustin was acting weird too. A shift in their friendship dynamic. They both knew something was up. Driving down the highway with no escape, will these two best friends survive their last hurrah together?
Phil Weber, a Iowa college math teacher in his mid-twenties, heads off to Mexico for the summer, to try and forget his ex-lover. He's looking for an adventure, and he finds a couple he hadn't expected.
Adam is driving his friends back to campus from a Halloween party. Filled with longing for more in his life, he drives through a queer old wooden bridge that leads to a place beyond his wildest dreams and darkest nightmares.
Charlie Wagner and Scott Reed are back for a little road trip. After the wedding of Charlie's cousin the two men take some time to visit different places and reconnect with each other. When they do it might just change their whole lives.
This story is a stand alone but does contain many characters last seen in Accidents Happen.
I was moving to escape my past and my failed relationship, but as the unexpected happened and I broke down in some small hick town in Oklahoma I realized there was something there that I had always been missing.
Linus makes coffee. He's good at it, too, even if no one remembers his name. When he does get a shot at his dream, the road doesn't lead exactly where he expected. One day he’d wonder if all things happen for a reason, or if God was just messing with him.