Out of Hibernation

It has been a long and cold winter. For those who haven't spent a significant amount of time in the Midwest, Ohio and the rest of the region spent a better part of the last three months being battered by Jack Frost. Inches of snow that seemed to just appear overnight, temperatures penguins would welcome,…

Unwanted Children: Chapter 2

Chapter Two:Mary waved to Jack from outside her car. It had gotten a bit darker and the rain began to fall in a more steady rhythm, but he could see her from the living room. He waved back to her and felt the burden of loneliness settling in his belly.Mattie hadn't appeared in the house…

New Book? Take a Look!!

So, I spent so much time blogging when I first started this, that I forgot to write. So I decided to take a step back for a while and actually write. And that is exactly what I did, even though the holidays did their best to interfere. But I don't want to leave my followers…

Following the Signs

My mother will now be telling everyone she knows that I am the worst at bartering at garage sales. She'll tell extended family and coworkers and people she hasn't seen in over ten years. If you were to meet her on the street this very day, chances are she would tell you too. Maybe there's…

A Great Gatsby Catastrophe?

Don't be fooled by the title of this post. By no means am I implying that Gatsby is a bad movie; it was actually really good. DiCaprio was perfect for Gatsby and Baz Luhrmann did, as expected, wonderful at bringing the story of a melancholy millionaire to a new generation. So what is the catastrophe,…