It’s Been Such A Long Time

It feels like it’s been a long time since I posted anything. I’m sure you’ve all been wringing your hands, wondering what the deal is. After all, there is a really high demand for mediocre writing on the internet these days, am I right? Seriously though, I can’t get into all the stuff that’s been […]

Hate Leads to Suffering

If fear leads to anger, and anger leads to hate, then hate most certainly leads to suffering. For everyone involved. For the one holding onto their hate, most of all. In my second post of this three-part thought train, I discussed how anger leads to hate, and how anger is an evolved manifestation of fear. […]

Step 97

“What do you want?” she asked. We were lying on our backs, gazing up at the star-studded sky. There was no moon that night. Still, so far out of town, the wide space above us was bright with the glow of giant storms of gas reflecting light to us from uncountable miles away. “What do […]

That Hopey Changey Thing

Remember when Sarah Palin stood up in front of a crowd in 2010 and asked, “How’s that hopey, changey thing workin’ out?” At the time I thought that speech was absurd because if anything stifled the “hope” movement of the Obama era, it was the obstinate Republican Congress. Lately, I have to admit Sarah, it’s been a long road.

Short Story Long

Did you know there are word lengths associated with different story types? Oh, you did? Well, yeah, me too. Duh! Right? Ha…heh…okay…. So I have trouble with categorizing things sometimes. When is a short story really short, or just flash fiction? Apparently it’s flash fiction if it’s less than one thousand words. I guess that […]

So I’m Sitting Here, On A Friday

Here I am. At work (ugh). On a Friday (uggh). It’s a little dreary outside (ugggh). I just read a satirical article about Mike Pence’s stare-down of North Korea (huh). Then for some reason I thought about the worm farm I just put together last night (ha!). Then I decided to glance over a blog […]