Flash Fiction Friday: Purple Rocks

Here is this week's Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers' challenge. Enjoy! Ben sat on his launches and swept off his ball cap. He wiped a handkerchief over his face and muttered. "It's bad, isn't it dad?" little Johnny stood at a distance with his sister Mary in his arms. Ben pulled his cap back on … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Purple Rocks


A Thanksgiving 2017

I love Autumn. It's my favorite season by far. The beauty in the leaves' changing colors. The cooler days and nights. There is a quality to it all that my wife would call gezellig. There isn't a good English translation. Coziness comes the closest. I also love how attitudes turn more toward gratitude. Especially this … Continue reading A Thanksgiving 2017

When You Wanted to Conquer the World, But Didn’t

https://youtu.be/tk9fBx-On2o Nostalgia. It has a funny way of sneaking up on you and messing with your mind. It can lift you high and bring you low, all within a few seconds. Such is the case with Cademman's Call and their album 40 acres. My wife and I played this in the car on a small … Continue reading When You Wanted to Conquer the World, But Didn’t