Tag Archives: Life

Caustic Little Fairytales

We grew up with them, we all did. These caustic little fairytales. The idea that life, love, and happiness were not only possible, but perfect. That every piece of misery was only a building block to something better. Like a … Continue reading

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Ruminations #4

In which I contemplate the future in the crystal orbs of my daughters eyes. Continue reading

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The Art of Asking

I pull into a gas station, the kind half run down, half inner city pit stop. A thin-haired man, mid-fifties, in a tan and oil stained working jacket locks eyes with me before I can even get the car in … Continue reading

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Alpha & Omega

  “I love her and that is the beginning and end of everything.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald 

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Book Review: Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

I didn’t expect this book. Perhaps, more accurately it was Ray Bradbury I didn’t expect. Way back in school I had read a short story of his in some slim anthology of stories about I-don’t-know-what. What I do remember is … Continue reading

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Ruminations #1

​Someday, sooner than I would like,  I am going to be a grandfather,  complete with that unsettling ring of mortality that follows the birth of a grandchild. And I will be in the position of relegated authority of telling stories, … Continue reading

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Jump

Petrified baggage. Old as time and about as compelling as a roadkill soap opera. Doesn’t help you cant get rid of it. Doesn’t hurt to try until you find out it’s you with the dishwater. Ah, well, no use in … Continue reading

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