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Dark Sunday Sarcasm : Senseless

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Weather today:  Partly smoky with scattered rioters. OBCC is precariously perched at the edge of my desk.  Four dogs have taken over my bed.  Yes, this is typical for 3am. What is keeping… Continue reading

I in moans

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Where am I? Sitting at a desk I purchased in 1997, redesigned over the years by cat claws and duct tape. Why am I here? If you knew the number of times I’ve… Continue reading

99 word prompt : contradictions

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May 28, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using two words that contradict. Examples include champagne and hard-rock; rosemary and sewage; duck down and firecrackers; sleep and… Continue reading

Sometimes Posts Are Missing (SPAM)

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I’ll have to consider it “Operator Error.” The notifications for your new posts were being sent to my S*P*A*M folder. It’s possible that WordPress made yet another change that foobarred my site.   However;… Continue reading

A reminder of Hurricane season

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Just in case anyone has forgotten.  We are quickly approaching Hurricane season.   We’ve had our first dud,  a hurricane named Arthur. I’m expecting Hurricane Nana to be a real monster. Nope, I kid… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : perspective

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If someone told you in May of 2019 that you’d be wearing a mask in a store, using hand sanitizer every time you touched a doorknob, and scrounging for toilet paper, what would… Continue reading

99 word prompt : 100 candles

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May 21, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about 100 candles. What do they light, and why? Think about contrast or symbolism. Are the candles large, small,… Continue reading

A few funnies

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Nope.  I wasn’t going to post anything else today, but when I came upon Earth’s Horrorscope, I had to share: Most of you are in this phase of the lockdown right about now.… Continue reading

Questions

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This week in the infinitesimally miniscule life of a writer — a person with a day job who is owned by 6 dogs and 3 cats… IQ:  One notch above a rock. This… Continue reading

“Saw it”

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Number 11 on yesterday’s post, How to lose more readers said: “Wanna play a game?  If you read all the way through this swill, please add “saw it” to your reply.  I’ll write… Continue reading