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I did not know that I could have blizzard conditions in July. I did not know that the fire lookout would be locked and that…

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Rock, powerful, strong, throw a rock and I can hurt my big sister. Heart, young heart, a sniffle, man, gets in the way. Too much…

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Every day when I hike on that ridge trail in the woods, the same one usually, things change. More trilliums have bloomed, the gorgeous three…

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Lizette was so nervous that she got to the restaurant uncharacteristically early, then walked around the block, smoked a menthol cigarette which made her gag…

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[Ongoing story of two brothers. Here is James, the one trying to solve their father's murder.] The detective leads me into the interview room and…

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Hindsight, they say, is 20/20. Foresight? Not so much. Sometimes I think we humans can't see past the end of our noses. The pandemic is…

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Have you ever been asked: “What’s your married name? What’s your maiden name? How can they be the same?” This question seems so ludicrous. It…

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The phrase “being human” is one more example of the dumbing down of our culture. It makes my blood boil, which I suppose is an…

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The canoe rental place was by the Mohawk River in Rexford, New York. Cliff had such Chutzpah, I couldn't believe it. When the guy said,…

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I have an invisibility cloak. I don’t want it, I didn’t choose it for myself and I don't know where to return it. Nevertheless, I…

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San Francisco - 1966 Ten-year-old Julia rounded the corner of Irving Street and Third Avenue. First, she stopped to peek and make sure David O'Leary…

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It is said that we are most like our cousins, the Bonobo monkeys. If we look at films of Bonobo monkeys, what do we see?…

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