• Pam Postema’s Final Press Conference

    By Roberta Umor 1 September 2029: Yuma, AZ — Within an hour of learning she had been summarily released by the Yuma Bulldozers, former Acting GM Pam Postema called a press...

  • SHOWDOWN AT THE YUMA CORRAL

    Upon learning of David Goode’s dismissal and Billy Hawk’s promotion, Acting GM for the Yuma Bulldozers, Pam Postema, made a phone call to the spokesperson for the Yuma Consortium of Owners,...

  • What the Nurse Said

    Interview by Roberta Umor Well, since you asked, but I don’t usually talk about my patients, the Head Nurse frowns on it, but heh, she frowns on everything—and what a frown...

  • Déjà Voodoo

    Here we go again. Those were the first words that ran through the mind of David Goode when he awoke on the morning of April 3. Here we go again. The second...

  • Opening Day, Yuma

    The wind pushes a tumbleweed across the cracking pavement of an empty street. A coyote howls in the distance as the sun snakes its sinuous way from behind the mountains up...

  • An Undiscovered Country, part 2

    When the nurse got off the phone, the first thing she did was slide the cell phone deep into the pocket of her uniform, then she ran from the staff lockers,...

  • An Undiscovered Country, part 1

    As she waited in LA’s Union Station for the Sunset Limited train south to Yuma, Pam Postema couldn’t shake the memory of her former GM handing her a baseball card—Eddie Mathews,...

  • The Case of the Mysterious Freezer

    Of course, that’s precisely where he went. Straight away, pronto, zip-a-dee-doo-dah, go! His creaky wheelchair moaned and groaned its way down the long hallway of the hospital, the squeaky wheels and...

  • Harvey Wallbanger and the Voice of Silence

    A season of PEBA flies by in a twinkling, if you’re a patient at the Camarillo State Mental Hospital. Time is as  fluid as the tobacco drool dripping from the mouths of...

  • The Memory Puzzle

      She spoke in riddles. When he asked who she was, he thought he heard her say, “I know I have no right to ask for your help.” Which didn’t translate...

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