via Daily Prompt: Provoke It was difficult not to provoke her. It was in my nature. What man in my shoes would not want to provoke her? She certainly provoked me. Mutual provocation in this situation was certainly a good thing, to a point. But we were swiftly approaching that place a part of neither … Continue reading Provocation
I was spilling my guts about how hard work had been for the last year. “How’s the family,” the vendor asked taking me off guard. “Oh, they’re doing great,” I answered. “Life’s not so bad after tall then, is it?” he said. “When you look at it like that,” I answered, “you’re right. I guess … Continue reading Highland Bound
Greg and Mary's Story I had lost my wife to brain cancer a little over a year before my sister introduced me to Mary. I wasn’t looking to light up anyone’s life or even their night. I was looking for companionship pure and simple, someone I could take to dinner and a movie who … Continue reading Disney Springs, Lover’s Paradise
So I'm sitting at my kitchen table this morning doing research on San Francisco and the Napa and Sonoma Valley wine country for a story I'm writing. It looks so inviting I was thinking I would go ahead and book the trip and then find someone to share it with. Only problem is I'm looking … Continue reading A Sign from Above or Coincidence?
People who know me well will recognize that parts of this story are true. Let me assure you, everything about the suicide is purely fictional. No need to call and see how I'm doing. If you call and I don't answer, I'll be in the back yard putting out ant killer. What is it … Continue reading Mark, Laura, and the Short Ribs Saved My Life Tonight
It's been a crazy 5 years. Nancy’s brain tumor diagnosis, her treatment first with chemo and radiation, 3.5 yrs. of every 2 months sitting on pins and needles as time approached for the next PET scan, later the tumor recurrence and treatment at the Duke Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center with a modified Polio Virus, … Continue reading My Crazy Life
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