Skipping the drama and skipping town

Skipping the drama and skipping town

I’m skipping anything political tonight (pathetic speeches by a long list of D list celebrities with an insufficient number of brain cells, plagiarized passages, and general self congratulations of people who are lower than the worst soulless Shadow Creeping Vampire) and watching Preacher (which I recorded from a few nights ago), and America’s Got Talent. Or … Continue reading

The Art of Writing Love Letters is Alive and Well (even for Zombies and Ghosts)

The Art of Writing Love Letters is Alive and Well (even for Zombies and Ghosts)

My brother Val always says “love isn’t a physical thing. It is a meeting of souls. Be it friendship or romantic lovers, it is something we can write about and dream about, but we can never truly explain or define it.” The Art of Writing Love Letters is Alive and Well (even for Zombies & … Continue reading

Vampire Diary: Modern Technology

Vampire Diary: Modern Technology

Dear Diary, The cat came home wet and covered with mud. I am not amused. ~ Vlad   Dear Diary, I find that after one has been sealed in a crypt, against his will, for three hundred years, one has time to think. I thought many things during those three centuries sealed in a crypt with a knife … Continue reading

Death, Ghosts, and Pokemon Go

Death, Ghosts, and Pokemon Go

Like everyone else, my kids are playing Pokemon Go. In case you’ve been somewhere else, like on another planet or Albania, Pokemon Go is an application you download to your phone. Thanks to a partnership of some sorts with Google Maps, you can find Pokemon critters everywhere. There are hot spots to collect goodies and … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: The Hunter

Short Story Sunday: The Hunter

Short Story Sunday is a series of short stories that I write on Sunday. I’d say 90% of the stories are written on the Sunday morning I post them. Today I didn’t have time (or the brain function) so I’m rerunning one of my favorites. This is the first story in the Austin and Elizabeth … Continue reading

Unanswered Questions (about super heroes, animals, and fools falling in love)

Unanswered Questions (about super heroes, animals, and fools falling in love)

Part 1 Batman vs Superman When this movie first came out I thought it was about Batman and Superman fighting over the last pair of XL sized tights. Alright, I told this joke to about twenty people and everyone, without a single exception, ignored me. I thought it was funny. I was ready to get … Continue reading