Our yard has a problem. It’s too damn big. It’s uneven and bumpy. There are a lot of old, unkempt trees around the property. It’s…a lot. Since we moved into our home in 2014, we’ve spent the majority of our time improving the outside. Prior to our purchase, more than half the yard was full […]
Happy to say a short story I wrote was included in the Fall issue of Dark Gothic Resurrected Magazine. You can nab a copy from Amazon and read my story, “The Sharper Blade.” Just in time for Halloween! Get your spook on!
Ari’s desk clock read 6:34 p.m. His cell phone wasn’t ringing, which meant that his wife had resigned to the idea he would miss their son’s little league game. Again. He sighed and rested his face in his hands. Two more pages, he thought. Just two more pages and I can get out of here. […]
Today is Friday the 13th. In October. If I were still in second grade there would be decorations all over my classroom. Black cats made from paper cutouts would adorn desks and chalk boards. My teacher would have placed a ladder in front of the doorway, forcing us all to walk under, and, potentially incur […]
Maybe it’s just the time of year. Or maybe it’s the fact that it’s a rainy (nearly) fall day and I have spent the last week poring over graph paper, trying to design the future landscape of our back yard. There are many oscillating tendencies I have displayed throughout my life. Perhaps the most influential, […]
Unless you live in Terre Haute, if you were to drive down 7th street you would not be impressed. You might look out your car window and think, “Some of these houses were beautiful at one point.” And you would be right. Like many older cities that relied heavily on industry, think small towns in […]
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 […]