“In The Apartments Next to Mine” Book Excerpt 1

  The doors closed…   We sat across from each other. She’s tired from the journey through the years, me from the day’s travel…She looked down staring in her hands as if in deep thought.  I stared at the thick hunter green veins spreading up her arms from her hands like cob webs. Her weatheredContinue reading ““In The Apartments Next to Mine” Book Excerpt 1″

“Over-watch the ‘American Sniper'” Review

 He steadies his breathing (if you’ve played Call of Duty,then you understand) with his finger on the trigger of his rifle…he pears through the scope’s lens and out walks a women with a child. Her arms don’t swing, the boy is close to her, she’s hiding something…It’s a grenade!! The tank escort with Marines are comingContinue reading ““Over-watch the ‘American Sniper’” Review”

“Becoming Unglued, When The World Looks Different”

I was thinking about what to write about last Friday. I had a couple of choices at the beginning of the week then I read a Facebook post that reminded me of something I wrote. In my book there is a story called Kaleidoscope, it’s a story about a family dealing with a member’s mentalContinue reading ““Becoming Unglued, When The World Looks Different””

The Things That We Remember: “Chicken In A Shoe Box””

Yesterday, I was working on chapter 2, my goal was to get my characters on a bus and out of the south. Ultimately they will end up in Chicago, but that trip would prove to be near impossible , as they are fleeing from the south just after the depression era. There wasn’t a lotContinue reading “The Things That We Remember: “Chicken In A Shoe Box”””

“Still Mine”: Growing Old Together

Still Mine is a wonderfully quiet romantic film about a couple in their very late eighties and a husband who will do anything to care for his wife of 61 years…including going to jail for providing a home for her.   The film opens with signs of the wife’s illness, it’s never mentioned in theContinue reading ““Still Mine”: Growing Old Together”

“Another Day At The Office”

Whisper whisper, giggles giggle… just another day at the office.     I had a wonderful weekend getaway to Newport RI with my wife 2 weeks ago . We spent the weekend looking at the above view…even a writer can be rendered speechless at such beauty. We faced, somewhere like 25-30 mile an hour winds. ButContinue reading ““Another Day At The Office””