Book of Short Stories: Mean Jake McDaniel

Jake McDaniel was a mean, witty wine drinker with a stubby beard and small eyes. His friends saw him as a captivating and commanding giant of a man. On one occasion., he had jumped into a river to save an injured owl. That’s the sort of person he was.

Jake walked over to the window and reflected on his sleepy surroundings. The clouds danced like singing dogs. Then he saw something in the…