Patrick Butler is a retired professor of history and political science. He taught at the City College of San Francisco for 30 years before returning to his home state of Washington where he lives with his wife on the shores of Puget Sound. Among his interests in retirement is the writing of short fiction. West 86th Street Time Machine is his fourth published story. Others have appeared in Narrative Magazine, Poydras Review, and Witches and Pagans.
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