May 2012 | Issue #6


  • One Chance
    Our first-place prize winner for non-fiction, Brock Meyer, relates the moving, memorable, one and only time he met his grandfather, who clearly demonstrated Kipling's ideal "If you can make one heap of all your winnings, and risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss, and lose, and start again at your beginnings and never breathe a word about your loss."


  • “Geriatric Mischief Makers” by Anne Vuxton
    Our first-place winner for fiction, Anne Vuxton, "fills the unforgiving minute" with her delightful sense of humor in her story demonstrating the hilariously provable premise that old age is exactly what you make of it--and her characters are deviously determined to make the most of the time they have left!