Almaden (repost)

First posted this short story just over four years ago, and I made some more changes to improve the narrative and the dialogue. This particular story means a lot to me, so I really want to get it right. The plot of Almaden is about a family's way of life coming to an end as … Continue reading Almaden (repost)

Almaden

SANTA CLARA VALLEY - 1964 John struck a match and lit a cigarette. He looked across the maintained rows of green leaved plum and apricot trees under the midday sun as he tossed the burnt match to the ground. In the distance past the trees he saw a construction crew on a recently cleared lot. … Continue reading Almaden