100 Word Challenge: Blank

For the longest time, my writing mojo has been on the fritz. I just couldn’t get my brain to come up with any stories, or at least any that I wanted to pursue. That was until today. I’ve been taking notes while watching documentaries on Netflix. There are a lot of good fictional story ideas […]

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Found: one raft

inflatable boat

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” ~ Elliott Erwitt Found: a one-man inflatable raft abandoned in the woods near Shirk’s Bayou pedestrian bridge. […]

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Up on the roof

clay pigeons roof tiles

The voices in my head are like little birds perched on the roof eaves, warbling discordant melodies. The chittering in my brain is incessant The nonsense pouring out ricochets around the attic rafters, rolling off the shingles through the gaping mouths of gargoyles as so much gurgling noise. Undamnedable, the cascade of words flood over […]

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A lunch of Nutella and iced Nescafé

Her life was boringly predictable, settled into a routine so mundane she knew, down to the minute, how it would play out. At 4:30 a.m. her mini Lab wakes her. Standing at the edge of her bed, nudging her with a wet nose and amorous dog kisses, licking her arm until she gets up. Padding […]

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