Short Story Sunday: When You Grow Old

Short Story Sunday: When You Grow Old

When You Grow Old A short story by Juliette Kings “Who will take care of you when you get old?” I asked my brother’s caretaker Josh. My brother Bob is 90 years old. A former screenwriter and movie producer, he lives in a modern glass and polished wood mansion on the Central Coast of California. … Continue reading

Burning Question #16: In Honor of the 2018 World Cup

Burning Question #16: In Honor of the 2018 World Cup

American’s are protective of their sports. They’re sort of protective over Canadian sports too. But hey, what do I know. This is the list of sports I watch live and in person: Artistic Roller Skating Baseball – Go Giants. OMG they have the most beautiful ball park in the world. Basketball – I’ve kind of … Continue reading

The Rally

The Rally

Andy stood in the dark on his back patio looking at the night sky.  He sang softly to himself, barely audible. L’amour est un oiseau rebelle Que nul ne peut apprivoiser, Et c’est bien in vain qu’on l’appelle S’il lui convient de refuser. Rien n’y fait, menace ou prière. L’un parle bien, l’autre se tait. … Continue reading

Solstice

Solstice

Summer Solstice   Today is the first day of summer. It doesn’t mean we’re going to have a chanting ceremony to ancient gods or seek out rocks to hug. We’re Vampires, so we’re not chanters. The first day of summer means the Giants are playing the Padres tonight. This morning was special. I took the … Continue reading

Mid-Week Summer Reading: Norse Mythology & a Greek God

Mid-Week Summer Reading: Norse Mythology & a Greek God

Mid-Week Summer Reading For the rest of the summer I’ll be sharing books and stories I think you might enjoy. Everything from adventure to poetry, to horror, to romance will be here, and just about everything else. If you have a suggestion for a fun summer book or story you’d like to share list it … Continue reading

Summer School Daze

Summer School Daze

My almost 19-year-old daughter Clara is taking a college English Class this summer. They’re reading and writing about poetry and literature. The exact name of the class isn’t important. Clara: I can’t believe some of the other students. Me: What happened. Clara: Some girl bragged about being an English Major, then she said she hated … Continue reading