• Out in Front

    Here’s a glimpse into how I find stories.  Sometimes. When I was in college, on Thursday nights I would end up sometimes at a bar. I can’t remember the name of the bar…

  • “The Lonely Museum” Part 2

    The Hall of Vertebrate Origins wasn’t particularly fun. It was amazingly informative if you wanted to explore the evolution of vertebrates over the past five hundred million years. For third graders, it wasn’t…

  • The Journey

    Do I pull inspiration from my life when I’m writing? Kind of. I twist it and turn it on its head. Here’s an example. A few years back two things happened that intersected…

  • Ending Up…

    Here’s another short story. This one was inspired by a 1000 word challenge in The Mountain Gazette magazine. The year was…so long ago. The challenge was to tell a story of what was…

  • To Rome|A Roma…

    This too shall pass my dear friends. The time will come when our hearts, our fears, our burdens will be placed to rest. When we will rise from the ashes of these difficult…

  • Storytime…

    Dearest fellow human, Hi there. In light of the insanity that’s threatening to engulf us these days, I have floated back to the thing that brings me the most comfort. Books. Back to…

  • Italian Stories…

    The song “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds just came on over the speakers at the coffee shop where I’m writing. It seems out of place as most everyone else in…

  • Reading Material…

    Here’s something random to read for a cold winter day. I wrote a book called Thirty. It’s about Ali, a writer who has become disenchanted with her life. Her 30th birthday “party” is…