Well, North America has made the move into summer and it is already hitting the high humidity that is a trademark of Pennsylvania (between 60 and 90 %). But it also means we are nearing the beginning of another month and time to tease the next story. July’s store appropriately takes place in a blasted, blistering landscape where a lone person strives to continue moving on a journey he no longer remembers. Worse, the devastated lands he crosses blame him for their plight. How do you rest when the pain of a stone can break your heart? What do you do to shut out the voices of regret and responsibility that never cease? Find out in next month’s short story “Stubborn”.