A beginning in An end

A beginning in An end

I started this year’s A to Z Challenge with the sentence: “Every ending is a new beginning.” In that post (Z end in Z beginning), I chose to make my version of the challenge Z to A. Today is the last day of this particular journey. In other words: I ... Read More
Continued in curiosity

Continued in curiosity

As I have proceeded through this year’s challenge, I have started several stories that could easily be expanded upon. I may or may not do so, depending on my motivation level. However, yesterday I started another bit of fun that I already had some more to add to. Since today ... Read More
Devious Drawer

Devious Drawer

All abodes, from a simple tent to the greatest of castles, have at least one thing in common. No matter how organized the inhabitants, there will ALWAYS be a spot (maybe several) where things that can’t seem to find a place to belong will gather. In these spots, one will ... Read More


I often say that my life is governed by irony. I may not be unique in this, but it is definitely a defining characteristic of the choices I am faced with in my journey through life. It has become such a driving force for me that I would almost be ... Read More


The boy known as Hawk neared his destination. He barely noticed how hard the climb had been in his excitement. He was almost there! Soon his new dream would be a reality! He once again marveled at the strange set of circumstances that lead to this moment. His luck had ... Read More


JessicaJohn ran up the hillstairs. SheHe was huffing  and puffing by the time the top was reached. “Damn am I out of shape,” thought Jessica. It was not obvious by looking at him, he seemed a fairly fit woman. “It comes from too many pizzascookies! I guess I need to ... Read More

Jabberwocky Jr …. a Tale of Revenge

‘Twas brillig, and the no longer slithy toves Had ceased to gyre and gimble in the wabe; The borogoves has lost all their mimsy, And the mome raths had lost their outgrabe. “Mourn the Jabberwock, my son The jaws that smile, the eyes that watch! Great friend to the Jubjub ... Read More

The Night Knight

The legends of the Hero of the Night were well known throughout the Kingdom of Trifling. The bards would sing of this hero to the joy of tavern crowds even in the most rustic village. Tales of his exploits were told around campfires for any who dared travel between the ... Read More


Bruce could not open his eyes. He willed his eyes to open, and nothing happened. He tried to lift his arm to rub his eyes, and nothing happened. He tried to shift position, with a similar lack of response. This refusal of his body to cooperate started a panic reaction. ... Read More


One is unity, uniqueness, the everlasting soul. Two is companionship, to help complete the whole. Three is family, the sum of one and two. Four is community, combining we and you. Five is strength, as community begins to grow. Six is divisiveness, because differences start to show. Seven is healing, ... Read More