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Archive for August 2014

The Challenger, Chapter 3: His Story

Copyright 2014, J Jackson Bentley “Can you give me a lift to the airport, please?” the young man asked as he handed me the keys. “What? You’re leaving me the car? Why?” “Because it’s yours, and always was. I can explain while we drive if you wish.” […]

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The Challenger, Chapter 2: Graduation Day

Copyright 2014, J Jackson Bentley My great-grandfather dealt in agricultural machinery. He lived right in the middle of America’s heartland when corn was king. Whether your living was made from corn, wheat, cotton or livestock farming, everyone needed equipment. If that equipment was John Deere and you […]

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The Challenger, Chapter 1: Knock Knock

Copyright 2014, J Jackson Bentley The house echoed with emptiness, every sound hollow, every room cold, despite the heat outside. Loneliness is such a sad affair, according to a Carpenters’ song, and it is sad and a little depressing. When you are young you think the noise […]

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