Open Your Heart and Drink

Just imagine what could happen if everyone in the world opened their heart and drank of the truths in this video. I imagine an end to poverty, hunger, racism, hatred, discrimination, and even war. If you don’t watch anything else today, this week, this month, or this year, watch this. It could change your life.…

The Reluctant Wedding Planner – A Cautionary Tale

If you read my recent post regarding my back yard, you are aware that I am in the middle of planning my daughter’s wedding with less than 6 months in which to accomplish this Herculean task. We have (obviously) ruled out my back yard (mostly), but how does one find an affordable venue to hold…

Tales from the Old Country – Part 3

Every year when I was a child my Father’s family of origin would gather together on Christmas Day to celebrate. Part of our celebration always included a retelling of Papa’s (my paternal grandfather) coming to America. As a child, my *Fambly’s Story made its mark on me, especially since I never knew any of my…

Homecoming – Part 3

100 words: Kelsey gazed between branches at Jim’s gaunt features. She remembered the first time she ever laid eyes on him. She remembered everything. Their journey had more twists than the limbs holding her. She wondered why Grant had brought her here, now. Why this prison? Tentatively, she reached a hand through curving trunks. Jim…

Homecoming, Part 2

Last week’s entry had a few people asking me for more of the story brewing in my head. Thankfully, this week’s incredible photo prompt gave me just what I needed. Rochelle, I love your eye for photography! Friday Fictioneers – March 21 101 Words Kelsey woke with a start back in the dilapidated brownstone on…

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Effectively Ageless

Originally posted on rarasaur:
Pre-edited photo by Jon Phillips In my youth, in a hospital bed, I became one with the ticking progression of the universe. I was flesh to flesh with Time, tangled in her limbs.  I was centimeters away from her soft but final edges.  Near death.  Effectively dead.  Balanced precariously. Every part…