August 28, 2016 and September 25, 2017 Revised "Darkness and Fog" - A Short Story/Flash Fiction - The darkness and fog are palpable like a viscid sweat crawling all over the body, and my eyes cannot be trusted. Keen concentration is not all it’s made out to be. These dumb-ass images keep popping up all over... Continue Reading →
Life and Choices Which end of the rainbow holds the magic that will transform our lives? That proverbial ‘Pot of Gold’? How far do we have to travel to find the elusive ends of those rainbows? It looks as though the ends are within our reach. ‘Okay, enough of the philosophical gibberish! We are a... Continue Reading →
Whatever the generation, we must live in it, accept its technological advances, and move on with our lives. Then, the succeeding generations can claim us ‘nuts’ for leaving them with such a mess to clean up.
The River and Me -Some Shameful ‘Stream of Consciousness'- All alone again! Well, there is the river, almost an emerald color... Don’t try to cheer me up, River! The Sun’s up there in the pale blue with no clouds. Got my bottle of Hooch! Good Hooch! ‘Maker’s Mark’ in a Flask! What the hell! I’ll... Continue Reading →
A striking lady stood on her toes in the aisle placing a small brown valise in the overhead compartment. Momentarily, I was stunned by her beauty, by the delicate beige dress of chiffon that surrendered sensually to her curvaceous body in a most delicious way. Her long golden tresses dropped elegantly just below her shoulders.
You can almost envision the literary expatriates who gathered in Paris between the period of World War One and the onset of World War Two…wtiters like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemmingway, Sherwood Anderson, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, John Dos Passos, Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Lawrence Durrell, Gertrude Stein to name a few...
FOREWARD (of sorts): this was my very first blog post on July 10, 2012. At the time I had two e-mail accounts and the blog was connected to one that is now no longer in use. Being inept in the digital world (still am!) I lost many followers because of my inability to correct the... Continue Reading →
Chasing Sunset The bright yellow Corvette sped along the Coast highway, flashed brightly in the afternoon sun, occasionally crossed carelessly to the shoulders on each side of the road. The handsome man driving was tensely absorbed in his thoughts, his tropical Tommy Bahama silk shirt flapping wildly in the swirling air, ballooning over his slender... Continue Reading →
It Takes a ‘Hurricane Harvey’ Amid the chaos, destruction, and devastating rains of epic proportions come prayers, tears, and a true glimpse of the American character – beauty along with heartaches… Hopefully, we all can listen to the harsh lesson of ‘Mother Nature’ and her message to a portion of our republic that believes in... Continue Reading →