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)

Redwood Summer Chapter 10

Jason stood under the hood of his car as he leaned over the front grill. He peered down at the narrow space between the radiator and motor and tried to figure out the best way to install the new radiator hose. He carefully slid the hose downward into the narrow space and around the fan … Continue reading Redwood Summer Chapter 10

Almaden

SANTA CLARA VALLEY - 1964 John struck a match, lit a cigarette, and 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. Past the trees in the distance he saw a construction crew on a recently cleared lot. He … Continue reading Almaden