Gloaming Gap

The horrors of small-town life



The Last Text

The last text was sent on a Thursday in November. Contrary to popular belief, there was no “lol”. No “smh”. No hashtag. No “facepalm”, “eyeroll”, or poop emoji. It had been an unusually warm November, and so perhaps we think… Continue Reading →

Jim and Greg Screw Up

{The following conversation took place approximately 7,200 years ago, between Squints-His-Eyes-A-Lot and his brother, Running-Down-His-Leg, as they explored a cave. The only reason we have this record is due to a rather peculiar bird who lived just outside the cave…. Continue Reading →

Time Management

“Wallace? Where’s that data?” Andy’s voice broke the silence of my cubicle. My boss was really good at pouncing on unsuspecting drones like that. I switched over to the spreadsheet window and pointed. “I’ve got most of it. Just waiting… Continue Reading →

The Extended Forecast

At my very first Mid-Atlantic Meteorological Association convention, I literally ran right into my idol, Chris Spencer. Spencer was the weatherman on one of the “Big Three” morning news programs and was the keynote speaker for the convention. After I… Continue Reading →

“Christmas Presence” on The Lancast

Hop on over to The Lancast, where our friend David Moulton recorded Jeannine and Jason’s story. Like it, retweet it, whatever you want to do to pass it on!

West of Eden

Kadamb reached down for a chunk of earth. Dry and brittle, it gave way easily to his practiced fingers, and the re-pulverized bits sifted back down to where he had disturbed it. This was the place. Here.

Carly Vs. The Horde

Darting around a huge boulder, Carly saw a hole in the roots of an ancient, gnarled tree. Knowing that was her best bet, she squeezed in, burying herself in the detritus of dead leaves, mud, and rocks. It wasn’t long… Continue Reading →


Some guy once said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” You ask me, they were being nice. I learned how to con from my dad. He would wink at me and say, “Cody, the trick is to learn that everyone… Continue Reading →

Taking a Break From All Your Worries

Dear Readers– I hope you’ve been enjoying the stories about Gloaming Gap and it’s … erm … residents? … as much as I have. For those who haven’t been keeping track, Andrea Cumbo’s just-completed story, “The Spinster’s Secret”, was our… Continue Reading →

Have You Seen This Man?

May 1, 2010 8:03 AM – Called my mom two days ago. Weird that she hasn’t called back. May 1, 2010 9:17 AM – Off to work at the park. Big landscaping project. Excited about greening the place up a… Continue Reading →

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