It told a story. A simple one, for sure, but with so much meaning. It was dug into the ground with longing, I like to think. The worst thing was happening and a fight to hold on began, begging that it would be over, that it was a dream. Then the tears began as realizationContinue reading “I looked at that indent with loss so deep nothing could fill it.”
Yesterday I self published my first book. I have no idea how it’s going to do, but I took the first step into being a real author. Of course it doesn’t make me real until I sell my first copy, but still!!! I’m feeling a little giddy about this. I put my baby into theContinue reading “I’m so excited!”
What if she ghosts you for no apparent reason?
…drew a block from the Jenga tower. He wanted to win so bad, and this time after so many weeks of playing against Carl he felt like he had a chance. He hated when Carl, after yet another victory, would prance around the dorm room while calling everyone a loser. Jen would just shrug itContinue reading “He could feel beads of perspiration form on his forehead as he slowly…”
He smokes and drinks and don’t come home at all… “So what are you gonna do?” Jimmy watched Ben line up another shot at the pool table. “I think I’m gonna talk to her.” Kreiger studied Jimmy as the sat at the bar. “You know how he gets when he’s drunk. Are you sure youContinue reading “She cries alone at night too often…”
What if she doesn’t remember you,? What if she does, but only as a passing fancy? What if she’s dead? What if she’s in a committed relationship? What if she’s not in the country? What if her feelings about you have changed? What if she’s not interested? What if she has different feelings? What ifContinue reading “What if…?”
…that perhaps folks aren’t reading my tales. Or maybe I’m feeling insecure. I don’t know, but I’m going with my first statement. If you look at the top of my home page you will find a menu that says Home, Tales, About and Blog. Try clicking on Tales, that’ll take you to another menu pageContinue reading “I’ve come to a realization…”
It was a decision made by all of us. We all agreed. We had it done. We got an urn and even got some mini-urns as keepsakes with some ashes in them. Everything went as planned. Until I saw it. All that was left of her were ashes in an urn. I immediately felt likeContinue reading “So we had my mom cremated.”
Yes, just give me a minute. Do we have to go? For the last time, yes. You know this is important to her. And you know she hates me. Look, I know she’s opinionated. But this is kind of an obligation. I swear, we’ll go, say happy birthday and leave as soon as possible. ExceptContinue reading “So are we going?”
…I started a story by starting with the beginning of a joke. I was having a problem with what to write about and I decided to follow the old adage “The only way to write is to write”. It worked out well; I wound up in the top ten of a contest. It’d be niceContinue reading “The other day…”
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