8 1/2 Hours – Trapped in an Elevator

Apr. 4, 2018 by

Sometimes there are just so many directions a story can go, it’s hard to know how it should end. I’m still not sure I nailed this one. That’s why there are two endings. I’d love to hear your opinion. Which

Just Another Manic Monday – Are you too busy?

Mar. 28, 2018 by

If I hear myself say, “I’m so busy” one more time I’m going to toss my phone in the James River and hide the power cord to my laptop. Lately, it seems like every other email I send starts with,

Throw the Pillows from the Bed and Call it a Day

Mar. 21, 2018 by

There’s this thing I do each night as I pull the covers up and say farewell to the day. It might sound strange. I toss my decorative pillows from the bed. It started without much thought, but then it morphed

Humility and the Broken and Messed Up Warrior

Mar. 14, 2018 by

Don’t Bumble Your Humble I really messed up. It was one of those mistakes that makes you question a lot of things. And irony of ironies, my last blog was about getting a do-over. Little did I know I’d be

Knowing When It’s Time to Rewrite Your Story

Mar. 7, 2018 by

It’s time to rewrite the story. I believe we all have our own stories to live. We live them, make our choices, deal with the consequences, and move on. But what if we could go back and change the story?

March Short Story – A Spark of Hope

Feb. 28, 2018 by

(Sometimes a person just needs for someone else to hope in them and believe they can change. That’s what March’s story is about. I hope you enjoy it.) A Spark of Hope Henry unclenched his fists and took a deep

Exchanging the Truth for Augmented Reality

Feb. 21, 2018 by

Discovering Augmented Reality I leaned toward the TV. “How are they doing that?” The opening ceremony of the Olympics had me mesmerized. A hundred lights floated heavenward. Magical. And then Katie Couric’s voice interrupted the scene, “You should know, by

I See You and the World is Better for It

Feb. 14, 2018 by

Creepy or Encouraging? There’s a creepy trend coming from parents and fans at high school sporting events. I heard about it at work the other day. It was supposed to be encouraging—a push for us to cheer one another on,

February – Story of the Month – The Answer

Feb. 7, 2018 by

A short note to you: I wanted to write a love story for you since it’s lovey, dovey hearts month, but I didn’t want it to be too sweet. So I settled for writing about that couple who almost doesn’t

I Found My Word-of-the-Year in the Back Stairwell

Feb. 1, 2018 by

This year my word-of-the-year chose me instead of the other way around. Don’t get me wrong. I did try to choose my own word. Some of the early contenders were: “Less” – because last year my word was MORE and