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

I’m Back – Still in the Fight and Ready to Write

Jan. 24, 2018 by

It’s another year, and I’m still not any closer to my dream of living the cushy writer’s life that all those full-time writers whine about being so hard. Well, maybe saying I’m not any closer isn’t entirely true. I’m a

Not a Tame Lion, Not Even Close – A Few Things I Learned in Budapest

Apr. 28, 2017 by

Observations from a recovering mind. I’m home. Sick. Mostly recovering. And making sure none of my coworkers catch this. Our grand adventure in Budapest included days and days of high fever and sickness. But that wasn’t all. Not even close.

When It’s Time for the Dream to Go

Mar. 30, 2017 by

Letting go of my dream isn’t something I thought I would ever consider. Over the weekend, I had a meltdown, though. I got to the middle of my Saturday and realized I’ve been spending my life in one place while

Eavesdropping My Way to the Final Frontier – Stop Dwelling on the Bad Stuff

Mar. 9, 2017 by

Eavesdropping for the Stories My eavesdropping landed me in an angry position the other day. And yes, I listen in on conversations. Is it rude? I suppose it could be. The way I see it, though, if you’re in a

Shining a Light on the Terrible – Let the Truth Fight for You

Shining a Light on the Terrible – Let the Truth Fight for You

Feb. 23, 2017 by

I’m trying to write a horror story. The concept came easily enough, but I’m finding I keep procrastinating when it comes to getting down to the details. My empathetic heart finds it disturbing to get into the mind of someone