• Avast, me hearties…

    I’ve been dreaming of ships and stars again. When I have time to dream that is. The dog or the kid wake me up almost every night. Somewhere between 2am and 4 and…

  • Sunday morning thinking…

    I’ve been listening a lot to Patton Oswalt lately. He cracks me up and I need the laughter. He has this bit about how he knows he’s gotten old because he doesn’t hate…

  • Summer Heat…

    I’ve been thinking on a plethora of thoughts lately. The heat, however, has weighed me down and I’m not quite interested in following any of them down the road they are leading me.…

  • Short Stories…

    When I started writing, (in seventh grade), I wrote a full length book. That wonderfully rich monstrosity took me almost two years to write. It’s only 100 pages long and was hand written.…

  • Re-visiting the Tooth Fairy

    The Tooth Fairy came to our house for the first time last night. Which made me reminiscent of the time the Tooth Fairy went to my brother’s house for the first time. It’s…

  • Romancing the Ranch…

    I was digging in the dirt yesterday. And when I dig in the dirt, I think of my great grandma Annabelle. I wasn’t born and raised in this little corner of the world.…

  • Into the madness…

    There are clashes and rumblings. The noise is deafening. The silence is threatening. I feel like I’m trapped on Willy Wonka’s boat, toward the end of the tour. Where violent images flash and…

  • To Bemoan….

    I have been known to bemoan the writing process. Well not all the parts of the process. I love the writing. Sitting in my own space, creating strangeness. Creating characters. Creating extensions of…