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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 8

“Well if it ain’t the undisputed champions of Texas!” Detective Arturo “Chip” Bruno declared as he stood in the middle of the quiet bar like he owned the place. In fact, he did not own Maggie McGee’s.  It was owned … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 7

Aspen couldn’t remember how long she’d suffered from insomnia.  She liked to joke that she often lost sleep at night trying to figure out exactly when the problem had started. Because of jokes like that, Aspen had earned a reputation … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 6

Tex burst into Maggie McGee’s like he’d been shot out of a cannon. It was way too early in the morning for that kind of energy, so Champ, who was the only other person there, chose not to react.  Instead, … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 5

Police Officer Wally Wainwright was normally a very laid back and easygoing kind of guy.  In fact, he often went out of his way to be overly pleasant simply so he could neutralize the grumpy and acidic behavior of his … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 6

“You mind if I put on some Christmas music?” Wally finally asked. The silence was killing him, but he was afraid to ask Bruno about what revelation he’d had from Viv’s stories.  So he figured music was better than nothing. … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 2

Captain Marc Hamel was a notorious workaholic.  He rarely left his office, but he knew about everything going on with everyone under his command. He also had a well-known superpower.  He had the uncanny ability to sense Detective Bruno’s presence … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 1

Detective Arturo “Chip” Bruno chose the day after Thanksgiving to do something that was extremely out of the ordinary for him. He smiled in public. It surely had something to do with his current company.  Bruno walked hand in hand … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Turkey

“What do you mean there ain’t no turkey?  How the hell do you lose a turkey?” Bruno demanded angrily as he stared at the spot on the counter where the turkey should have been. “I don’t know,” Wally replied with … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 14

Big Tony’s Garage was “down by the river” in so much as you could catch a glimpse of the water if you were tall and really craned your neck. The place was dead when Bruno and Wally entered.  Two guys … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Corpse, Part 13

The two Heathens stood on a corner outside the entrance to a small park.  They looked about 19.  One was much taller than the other, and the short guy had a mustache.  They both had purple bandanas tied conspicuously on … Continue reading

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