“Without Her: 9 Months Later, I’m Not Okay”

    I was sitting down watching Nashville the TV show the other week. I was so happy that it returned. Since ABC cancelled it, Country Music Television picked it up. I can’t say I’m anywhere close to liking the writing this season. First off, they are screwing up every relationship on the show, everyone is… Continue reading “Without Her: 9 Months Later, I’m Not Okay”

“Without Her: Friday Night Booze and Bluez”

   It started with one glass then another then another and another…     Like a fisherman I casted out my text to see who would bite. I was in the mood to talk. There was a lot on my mind and I needed someone. It was a long  day. I just wanted to go… Continue reading “Without Her: Friday Night Booze and Bluez”

“In The Apartments Next To Mine” Book Excerpt 5

The snow swallowed the city in a dome of white and grey.  Every so often you could see a faint flash of red or yellow.  If you were able to see it sharply, it was too late; the vehicle was already too close. She was awakened by a gentle touch and whisked away to the… Continue reading “In The Apartments Next To Mine” Book Excerpt 5

“In The Apartments Next to Mine” Book Excerpt 3

“I don’t know what I’ll do as far as a career, but this is just the beginning of my life. I hope I’ll be able to go home like my Dad suggested years ago. Thank you all but, I can’t take any more questions. I have a plane to catch.”  With that said he stepped… Continue reading “In The Apartments Next to Mine” Book Excerpt 3

“In The Apartments Next to Mine” Book Excerpt 2

“It’s okay Jay.  I can do it,” Jared said. “No, it’s not safe.  They might hurt you!  Jared, come back!” he yelled desperately.  But he was too late.  The police burst through the door smashing Jared into tiny bloody pieces.  Henry tried his hardest to restrain Jay but he broke loose and ran for the… Continue reading “In The Apartments Next to Mine” Book Excerpt 2

“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 weathered… Continue reading “In The Apartments Next to Mine” Book Excerpt 1

“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 mental… Continue reading “Becoming Unglued, When The World Looks Different”