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“Mallet.”


With each swing of the mallet, I pound the spike deeper into the ground. Anger, jealousy, envy, and hate fuels my swings but, I cannot stop pounding the spike more profoundly into the ground until my arm and shoulder begin to ache as tears and sweat streaming along my cheeks. I hear the faint echo of voices rising above my delirious fog of emotions. With … Continue reading “Mallet.”

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“Self-publishing courage.”


I want to start the first day of March 2018 with a cheerful hello to all of the followers of this site. For the next 30-days or so I’m developing a short story novel which I’m continually re-writing to my satisfaction and a submitting to a professional editor for critique. For the past year or more I have been the beneficiary of unique serendipity, that … Continue reading “Self-publishing courage.”

“Centenarian love, passion, marriage, and dancing.”


The annual sweetheart’s dance has become a coveted gala event for the 190 residents at the “Living Years Village.” And again for the third year in a row Edgar and Elizabeth Harden gingerly, soft-shoed around the dance floor strutting to the harmonizing tunes of their 1940’s big band favorites. The residents seated at their dinner tables surrounding the dance floor watching in amazement while taping … Continue reading “Centenarian love, passion, marriage, and dancing.”

“Passions”


I recently visited and tour Key West Florida and attended events at The Studios of Key West a local art gallery with studios for the artists who live in town. I was truly impressed with every artist as they exhibited and expressed their passions while describing their particular craft or finished work. My interactions inspired my creative thoughts and passions as a writer and photographer. I Googled … Continue reading “Passions”

“Blogger With a Cause”


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Blogger With a Cause.” If your day to day responsibilities were taken care of and you could throw yourself completely behind a cause, what would it be? When my day to day responsibilities are secured, I build upon the creative knowledge of my writing, painting, photography and poetry. These creative arts are my causes, and my passions, I … Continue reading “Blogger With a Cause”