Never Shout Never – Absolutely Never

Never Shout Never – Absolutely Never

Never Shout Never – Absolutely Never Define and Conquer I’d picked the kids up last week from the roller skating rink and caught a nice break visiting and singing along with them to fun music. (Never Shout Never, Coffee and Cigarettes. Always fun and inappropriate), when I pull into my driveway and see that black Mercedes … Continue reading

Creative Ghosts

Creative Ghosts

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about creativity. I am an artist and writer. By using both I am a story-teller using both words and pictures – sometimes together and sometimes not. I am fortunate to know so many other creative beings who are writers, artists and musicians and even actors. Anyway, being one of … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: The Melting

Short Story Sunday: The Melting

“We have to think of ancient times. Slaves were more of a social class than what we think of slaves. They could live comfortable lives within a hierarchy. If they wished to stay where they were they’d be protected and always cared for. If they wanted to move up they could buy their freedom. With … Continue reading

Dancing in the Shadows

Dancing in the Shadows

“Imagine, Juliette, you’re at a party in the library of Alexandria with all of the authors, librarians, scribes, architects, builders, artists, and craftsmen, and you’re the one dancing on the table.” Tellias look at me sideways and smiled. He looks like he is only nineteen, but he is older than the Roman Empire. I didn’t say … Continue reading

Random Survey #3: Don’t ever ask…

Random Survey #3: Don’t ever ask…

Have you ever been to a party, a job interview, or just some random place and someone keeps asking you questions you just don’t want to answer? I bet you have. Tell me about it.   Random Survey #3: Don’t ever ask me…   Feel free to leave a comment, or even an angry rant … Continue reading

Empty Nest Brain Drain

Empty Nest Brain Drain

Even without any children in the house I find myself in constant motion these days. My time is like a hole in a low water table area. It is empty but fills up faster than I can dig. There is work to do, and things to plan, and research to take care of, meeting to … Continue reading