99 Word Prompt: The Old Photograph

(Another Carrot Ranch prompted 99 word flash fiction story. The subject of this prompt is old photographs, which is something that touches most if not all people. They're reminders of our past, our family history, and give our own lives dimension. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/07/01/july-1-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Who are these people?" Father looked at the old photograph. "Remember … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: The Old Photograph

Allman Brothers, 1970

Observing July 4th by listening to The Allman Brothers Live at the Atlanta International Pop Festival, a concert album recorded on July 3rd, 1970, a mere twelve days before my very first birthday. One of the best and most soulful jam bands and a pioneer of Southern rock, they don't make them like that anymore. … Continue reading Allman Brothers, 1970

The World Around Us: A Poem

(I don't write poetry nearly as much as I once did, but as I was mulling the dire situation the world is in because of global warming, I felt inspired to express myself in verse. The poem is free verse, a bit formless, and probably lacking in quality, but it was an honest expression if … Continue reading The World Around Us: A Poem

99 Word Prompt: Solstice

(A flash fiction piece prompted by carrot ranch. The theme for this prompt is solstice, and I used the occasion of this summer solstice to bring up the subject of self preservation. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/06/19/june-18-flash-fiction-challenge-3/ As the wheel of the year once again reached its midpoint of light's apex and increasing darkness, humanity stood at … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Solstice

Starting Another New Project!

This new project is going to be a two act stage play. So far in my writing journey I've started four full length plays, completed two of them, got one of them a stage performance over Zoom that was hosted by an off Broadway theater company, and now it's time to start another. What's this … Continue reading Starting Another New Project!

Fibbing Friday (6/11/21)

(Taking part once again in another exercise of deceit. Someday I will learn that honesty is the best policy...someday. This one is from pcivguy. Subject is TV shows, hope I did all right. I've recently ended a long term writing project so I'm feeling a little down. Fibbing Friday may be just the thing to … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (6/11/21)

Fibbing Friday (5/21/21)

(Here I go again with another Fibbing Friday, this one prompted by pensitivity101. This prompt is based on one of the most dishonest businesses around, advertising. It lists old advertising slogans, and you must answer with the product or service they were pushing. I think I answered them in the same spirit of misdirection in … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (5/21/21)

Picture From Nisene Marks

I didn't have to work last May 4th, so I decided to take the bus out to Aptos along with my bicycle. Once there I rode into The Forest of Nisene Marks, a majestic state park of second growth redwoods, meandering waterways, and plenty of hiking trails with lovely views. I rode up Aptos Creek … Continue reading Picture From Nisene Marks