Jeff Burkholder


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....

May 25, 2012

Time Management

“Wallace? Where’s that data?” Andy’s voice broke the silence of my cubicle. My boss was really good at pouncing on...

April 27, 2012

The Extended Forecast

At my very first Mid-Atlantic Meteorological Association convention, I literally ran right into my idol, Chris Spencer. Spencer was the...

March 16, 2012


West of Eden

Kadamb reached down for a chunk of earth. Dry and brittle, it gave way easily to his practiced fingers, and...

November 15, 2011

Carly Vs. The Horde

Darting around a huge boulder, Carly saw a hole in the roots of an ancient, gnarled tree. Knowing that was...

October 15, 2011



Some guy once said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” You ask me, they were being nice. I learned how...

August 27, 2010

All Fall Down

…And with that, I find that it’s Thursday afternoon, and I’m standing on Main Street. Nothing to do, no place...

March 31, 2010