“Mirrored Gratitude.”

With their annual Halloween party two days away, Erica stood in the mirror admiring her Cleopatra costume. She adjusted the black wig with a gold beaded headpiece while marveling at the matching earrings and choker necklace. She began studying the costumes sleeveless top with brightly colored gold pyramid sequined edgings, and she moved closer towards the mirror she noticed that with no bra on she … Continue reading “Mirrored Gratitude.”


A large part of my life for many years I worked at my father’s business rebuilding car motors and transmissions, yet, it was my first teenager date when I understood my mother’s complaints of having dirty fingernails. The young lady I took on a date to the movies asked about the dirt under my fingernails. Proud of being a working man, I noticed the look of … Continue reading “Rebuild”

“The Clothes (May) Make the Man”

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “The Clothes (May) Make the Man.” Clothes are an important accessory for everyone no matter where you live or what you do. In my case, I have gone through a world of uniforms, beginning with school uniforms, extracurricular activity uniforms, like my Boy Scout, baseball, and football uniforms. I also had designated uniforms for church, graduations, and … Continue reading “The Clothes (May) Make the Man”