• 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…

  • Muse a little…

    Sing to me oh Muse… From the time of the ancient Greeks, for several hundred years following that, it was the blessing of the Muses one needed in order create art. In fact,…

  • Evolution of a Tradition

    My mom ruined holidays for my husband. And my sister’s husband. And my Brother’s wife. And she knows it so this isn’t news that will come as a shock to her or make…

  • Why Italy…

    I have three books set in Italy. As I work on publishing them, I find that I write these interesting bits as random exercises to help shake out some of the story writing…

  • My Kind of History

    This morning while procrastinating, I came across this little diddy I wrote a while back that cracked me up. Which is good, because isn’t that what the muses preach? When writing, it’s important…