HDWGH – Story 48 – A New Beginning

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Gerald Harvey couldn’t speak. So many things were going through his mind at this very moment. He was dying. He never thought that his day would go this way. Gerald dropped to his knees as the...

HDWGH – Story 47 – Childhood Lost

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Tanner Edwards stood in the school yard with a look of abject horror on his face. He didn’t pee his pants but at this point, it was an option he was considering. **Before**: Johnny Henry was...

HDWGH – Story 46 – Crack Hoarder

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: It had been three long months but Jackie Turner had finally won. The hoarder style family home she grew up in was finally empty. Now, her children could finally visit Grandmas house. **Before**: Jackie Turner’s mother...

HDWGH Ideas

The ideas for my HDWGH series come from all kinds of places. The next story is going to feature an idea that a co-worker had for cleaning up the home of someone who is considered a *hoarder*. The idea is so outlandish that…after laughing, I...

Two Weeks of No HDWGH

It is the summer time after all and I am trying to get as much sun as is humanly possible before the fall gets here and robs me of the opportunity. I am hoping to be able to write some stories over the weekend but...

HDWGH – Update

I am thinking about taking a break from HDWGH for this week because of the programming I am doing. If I come up with something before the end of the day, I’ll post it. If not, there will be something next week.

HDWGH – Story 45 – Stepping Out

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Brent Tressler couldn’t believe his eyes. One moment his wife of 30 years was standing on the roof looking over the city and smiling back at him while he mixed their cocktails and in the next,...

HDWGH – Story 44 – Showing Off

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Yvette Jennings felt a small sense of pride as most of the females on the south side beach watched her boyfriend emerging from the crystal clear ocean waves. **Before**: Todd Baltimore was having some issues. This...

HDWGH – Story 43 – Going Down?

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: The co-owner of the law firm Carlton Jacobs couldn’t believe his eyes. His friend and founding partner Jim Nettles was laying in a bloody mess at the bottom of the elevator shaft. His lifeless eyes staring...

HDWGH – Story 42 – Parking Garage Antics

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Bobby Jones pressed on the key fob that some hysterical lady just gave to him while running from a man who was in the process of yelling at her. Bobby had never quite heard all of...

HDWGH – Story 41 – Mistaken Chocolate

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Today would be the day that Kevin Duncan would earn a new nickname. Unfortunately, it wouldn’t be earned for something he actually had done. He would earn the nickname for something the girls in the lunchroom...

HDWGH – Story 40 – By the Light of the Moon

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Mother and daughter arrived at the upstairs bathroom laundry shoot at exactly the same moment both carrying a used towel. Heather Collins looked at her daughter Felicia Collins and smiled without saying a word. Felicia smiled...

HDWGH – Story 39 – Death Peck

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: The police are standing over the corpse of Tommy “Chiclet” Garcia in the middle of Rotary Park. His body looks like it has been pierced by thousands of tiny projectiles. **Before**: Tommy “Chiclet” Garcia was in...

HDWGH – Story 38 – Elevator Scramble

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: The elevator doors opened as five angry employees suddenly changed their expressions as Lori Young quickly tried to replace her wedding ring. She didn’t have time to button up her blouse so the employees got a...

HDWGH – Story 37 – You Can’t Swim There

-*From The How Did We Get Here Series*- **Now**: Harrison Guthrie was just happy to be alive. Sure, he was soaking wet, standing in the mall fountain, and soon to be surrounded by mall cops. It could have gone much worse. **Before**: Silvia Guthrie loved...

HDWGH – Story 36 – A Little Extra

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: Dexter Lewis slid the Hershey Bar, lighter, and cigarettes from the plastic bag as Harris began driving away from the convenience store. Harris looked over and asked, “Where’d you get the cigarettes, bro?” Before: Dexter stood...

HDWGH – Story 35 – Plugged

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: The secret of why office manager Elizabeth Beckett was always smiling and happy was finally out of the bag. Elizabeth was bending over to get some files out of the lower filing cabinet drawer when her...

HDWGH – Story 34 – Dingleberry Johnson

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: It was at the bottom of the 5th inning when Cletus Johnson looked up at the big display in the ballpark. In bright blue letters it read, “For a good time, call Cletus “Dingleberry” Johnson. He...

HDWGH – Story 33 – Fowl Clairvoyance

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: Chad Hess stood on the pier with a look of disgust and heart break as Nicole Harris told him that she would not marry him and that his present condition was obviously a “sign.” Before: Chad...

HDWGH – Story 32 – Easter Surprise

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: Jessica Simmons looked up from the holy water in Saint Michael’s Church’s vestibule to find three priests staring at her with crossed arms and shocked looks on their faces. Brown chunks of biological matter floated around...

HDWGH – Story 31 – Movie Theater Madness

HDWGH – Story 31 – Movie Theater Madness –From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: The whole audience turned back in their seats to look at a very naked Marissa James riding young Jared Harper’s cock. Marissa’s immediate guess as to the undivided...

HDWGH – Story 30 – Raven Thief

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: Matt Hagen used a kitchen towel to stop the small flow of blood from his mouth. The injury was from Matt’s wife Heather who had possibly just heard the weirdest excuse her husband had ever given...

HDWGH – Story 29 – Remote Dud

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: Brian Kirby did not expect this! He pressed the detonator and should have heard a very loud boom. Instead, he was surrounded by a bunch of flashing red and blue lights and a big (some might...

HDWGH – Story 28 – Just Wading Around

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: The Perkins family stood outside of their house as water flowed out of the front door and into the street in front of their house. The house sat in the middle of a cul de sac...

HDWGH – Story 27 – Winning

–From The How Did We Get Here Series– Now: Artie Baker walked into the office with a smile on his face. The smile didn’t last long as everyone froze and stared at him. Nothing was said for a long moment before money began changing hands....