Tag Archives: Story

No One Can Know

In 2019, I joined a 12 stories in 12 months challenge. Each month we are given a prompt and a word count and we build our stories from there. This is my first story. The prompt was “no one can know” and the word count is 1500. I’m tempted to point out all the things […]

Christmas Stories

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the tradition of Christmas stories. I read “A Christmas Carol” every year. I love Frosty and Rudolph. I have The Grinch on CD and listen to it regularly. I also write stories. So one thing I really wanted to write this December is a Christmas story. I wrote […]

Steering

If you’re not one for introductions, just skip to below the line.  I’ve been posting a lot about my divorce and depression lately.  I want to post something different, but I’m not in a good place to write anything different.  So, I thought I’d post something I wrote a little while ago for a short […]

What Am I Now? or What the Heck Is a Grass Widower?

I got divorced the other day.  I’m not normally one to label myself.  I’m just me.  But, I’ve been having some trouble with the whole situation, so I thought words might help.  They can help me tell my story and that can help me make sense of everything.  There’s a problem with this approach, though.  […]

R2-MVP

I’m sure anyone who’s into Star Wars, and many people who aren’t, know of Kenny Baker’s passing.  I am about as big a Star Wars fan as a person can be.  What is now known as Episode IV was the first movie I ever saw.  If you’d like, I can recite the originally trilogy word […]

An After Dinner Drink

                Gail had finished her dinner, but, like always, her father still had food on his plate.  She always got a head start as he never had everything ready when he thought he did.                 “Can I be excused, Daddy?”                 “Don’t you want to stay and talk?”                 “Ugh.  Okay.”                 “That’s not very […]