Saturday, May 26, 2012

Memorial Day Blowout

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Thriller Thursday - Sneak Peek from Storm Warning

Friday November 27th, 8:16 A.M. Washington Heights
33rd Precinct Detective Unit

   Frank Cummins scanned the paperwork and looked up at Kelli. “Larsen wants to drag you down to Colombia on the off chance this woman is willing to turn Garcia over to the DEA. Is he nuts?”
  “Maybe, but this may be our only chance of locating Garcia, Frank. Shit, it’s not like I’m going into this blind. Larsen already has a team on the ground in Medellin, and they know where this woman is staying.”
  Frank leaned back in his chair and crossed his arms. “Well if he’s got all that, why in the hell does he need you?”
  Kelli moved to one of the two chairs in the office and sat. “Larsen thinks I might have a better shot at convincing this woman to give him up. I tried to tell him that I don’t know how I can do that, but he believes she’ll listen to me.”
  “I don’t like it. Why can’t they get one of their female agents to do this? It’s bad enough I had to lose you to this Task Force he put together.”
  “If it gets me closer to finding Garcia, then I need to at least try, Frank. You of all people should understand that.”
  He leaned forward, arms on his desk and nodded. “Yeah, I understand. I don’t like it, but I get it. When are you leaving?”
  She leaned back and sighed. “Monday morning. We’re supposed to arrive in Medellin around two in the afternoon. Larsen has his team meeting us, along with a contingent of National Police. When I asked him why we needed an escort, he shrugged and said it was just a precaution.”
  “A precaution for what?”

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

My apologies

I just want to apologize to all of my followers here. The past few weeks have been a very dark time for me, both job wise and life wise. I have to admit that I gave up hope, and I was even ready to commit a fatal act. If not for my friends, both ones I know from personal contact, and those I have never met, I may have taken a long term solution to a short term problem. Yes, I was that close to shuffling off this mortal coil. Of all the things to do, especially when I had a direct encounter with a friend that shot himself over something that could have been remedied with time. If not for the support I have received, I may very well have ended my life, if not today, soon.

My friends pointed out to me that I would not be hurting myself in committing this heinous act, but rather that I  would be hurting them. This may sound selfish and rightly so. I never took this into consideration when I contemplated taking my own life. I never realized that by doing this I would have such an effect on others. There is a saying, things are always darkest before the dawn, and that to me is a true statement. I was in such a dark place over the past few weeks that I could not see the light. The storm was upon me and I had lost my will to ride it out.

I guess what I'm trying to say is, no matter how bad things get, no matter how low you get, there is always hope. Even if you can't see it, it's there, waiting in the wings. I had to get this low in my life to see that there are people out there that care, and despite what you may think, you would be missed.

Besides, I still have a book and a half to finish, and I can't let my readers down. Hell, Kelli would be royally pissed if I just left her hanging.