Tag: Lola

Urgent Emergency…but everything is alright…all things considering…because, you know, we’re Vampires.

Pandemic. Protests. Election. Fires. More fires. More smoke. Online school. Online work. My computer is off kilter and hardly working. My not so smart phone is also broken and limping along. Then yesterday I fell and smashed my nose, which thankfully isn’t broken, but… Continue Reading “Urgent Emergency…but everything is alright…all things considering…because, you know, we’re Vampires.”

As We Were: Lola

Meet Lola. Yes, that is her name. What attracts you to an image? A face. A dress. The details of a collar. The pose? Or is it the attitude? A photograph can take you on a journey into the past, or make your present… Continue Reading “As We Were: Lola”

Remember… Thoughts for International Women’s Day 2020

Remember those who came before you. Remember those who could not vote. Remember those who were expected to be silent. Remember those who were told to follow. Remember those who refused to follow the rules and paved the way. Remember those who changed the… Continue Reading “Remember… Thoughts for International Women’s Day 2020”

Conversations on Trout and Life with Vampires

Conversations on Trout and Life with Vampires One morning in August of 2015 morning Garrett (then age 19) and I stopped by to see Great Great Great Grandmama Lola. Even as Vampires go she is old (born the same year as Geoffrey Chaucer), but… Continue Reading “Conversations on Trout and Life with Vampires”

Short Story Sunday: Face Your Demons

“I’ve faced my own demons, something I’d rather not think too much about, but I’ve never had to face someone else’s demons.” Lola as she peered into the dark room at the glowing yellow eyes. “Are you looking for Max?” “You’re young,” said the owner… Continue Reading “Short Story Sunday: Face Your Demons”

History

“I was tired of Rome. When the first opportunity came up to go to Britain I took it. It was sometime around 78 or 79 AD. My timeline is a little fuzzy on that. I had no idea where I was going or that… Continue Reading “History”

The Big Picture

When my daughter was about five or six years old she came up with a practical approach to Time Travel. “When I grow up I’m going to invent a time machine. It will be red, and it will fold up flat so I can… Continue Reading “The Big Picture”

What we’re talking about over coffee this morning.

Even during the holidays we try to keep daylight hours, more or less, but I sometimes have that pull of my nocturnal biology and don’t sleep. I don’t sleep anyway. Most Vampires sleep like the dead (duh) but, well, good for them. In the… Continue Reading “What we’re talking about over coffee this morning.”

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