July 4, 2018

After way too many years in front of a computer, I've decided to spend more time outside watching the flowers grow, the creek flow by, and the stars twinkle in the night sky.

Maybe someday I'll start blogging and writing stories again, but now it's time for me to give i...

June 16, 2018

I posted the first short story of my series Shadows in the Light on Channillo.com. It is entitled "Spaceship to Heaven." Enjoy!

May 16, 2018

 My latest article, "The Novella & the Elephant Stampede" is now posted on the Black Lion Journal


May 13, 2018

Today was the Mass of The Ascension of the Lord. It was also the last Mass for the choir. Traditionally, this Mass marked the beginning of summer break, and the choir would reconvene in September.

But not so today. As far as we knew, today was the choir director's last...

April 30, 2018

I'm coming up to my second anniversary of being retired, so I figured this would be a good time to review the list of things I wanted to accomplish, now that I have time to enjoy breathing.

The two things that topped my list were learning to like to cook (notice I didn'...

March 24, 2018

The Black Lion Journal posted "My Father," an article I wrote about mourning my father's death:


February 23, 2018

When Tony and I first bought our house, I pictured us enjoying lemonade as we sat in the sun porch while the dogs romped in the front yard. A quiet life, right?

I was so wrong.

If Tony or I are anywhere near the kitchen, our dog Audrey thinks this means food. Never mind...

February 10, 2018

As I write this blog, it is a balmy 8 degrees outside, and the snow is sparkling white. Popsicle weather. That is, I'll be a Popsicle if I stand outside for more than a minute, even if I'm bundled up with only my nose showing.

I am recovering from a day that makes me su...

January 1, 2018

Two of my stories ("Spaghetti" and "The Magician") are included in The Wire's Dream Magazine 3rd Collection, published yesterday. The magazine also nominated "The Magician" for the Pushcart Prize.


December 16, 2017

My short story, "Al's Vacation," is now published on We Are A Website . It's a series of emails between a husband and wife who were over each other a long time ago. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it.

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