Monthly Archives: April 2018

A Walk in the Bluebonnets

It’s Spring and the Bluebonnets are blooming. They only last a few weeks. Shey and I rushed out to photograph the beautiful flowers before they disappeared. Of course, that led to photographing anything and everything during the joyous time of … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Futuristic Romancing

Sixteen-year old Raul pointed up at the window and sighed, “Pia is so beautiful. What should I do, Grandpa?” Grandpa Ernesto grinned, “You have to go ‘get’ the girl.” Mentally, he prepared a talk about poetry, music, and flowers. “You’re … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 50 Comments

Special Smoked Beef

Cuesto’s Restaurant advertised the finest smoked meats anywhere. Gordon and Heath assumed the very best. Heath told the waiter, “I’ll take the Special Smoked Beef, please.” “Very good, sir,” said Emil, the waiter. “Please follow me.” He led them outside … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

The Albatross Post

Ian and his visitor, Cleary walked the sidewalks of the picturesque seaside town of Bledsoe. As they walked beside O’Shay’s fish market, people began calling, “Albatross!” Some raced for cover beneath awnings, others looked up expectantly. Soon one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

The Other Guy

Jocko found her drinking in the pub alone, and she was beautiful. Dressed in plain running gear, her supremely athletic physique made it look glamorous. Jocko passed the entertainment stage, ignoring the yogi master who had tied himself in a … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Peanut Butter and Chocolate

Howie sat on the park bench watching ferries sail away. He’d lived 228 years, and just transferred his consciousnes into his 4th 16-year old body. A 16-year old girl sat beside him. “Are you a fresh transfer too?” she asked. … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Raging Koala

Fourteen-year old Sarah owned an Australian clock and a stuffed animal Koala named Mr. Kissing. One night she wished Mr. Kissing would become a real, talking Koala. Her wish was granted, and five minutes later she wished it wasn’t. Months … Continue reading

Posted in Short Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments