I can trace back the exact moment that my childhood stopped being magical. Not in the sense that my life was great before that, far from it, but I still […]
Three photos from my wife’s birthday for the weekly photo challenge, click them for a description and larger photo.
Whatever you know him by, Le Clown or Eric Robillard, there is a story to be told, and it is finally being heard. Why has it taken so long? Well the same could be […]
My own wife had to deal with this pervert. I’ve seen the messages he sent with my own eyes, this is NOT an isolated case, he is a predator of […]
The view from our hotel room from our window for the weekly photo challenge.
New Years, the day we look back at the year before and make meaningful, if not very deliberate ‘resolutions’ to change things about ourselves that we are unhappy with. We […]
My cat who just had to guard the wrapping paper so no one could get it … all night. For the weekly photo challenge.
My cat cuddling her tail, with a toy mouse in the foreground for the weekly photo challenge. [Yes love, my cat]
The edge of a sandstorm in Iraq for the Eerie photo challenge
Panoramic view of Mt. St. Helens for the Horizon challenge.
They say it is not the fall that kills you; it is the sudden stop at the bottom that does it. I can’t argue with that sort of logic and […]
My fellow Americans [or anyone who is curious how backwards we can be] most of us are hearing a lot about the government shutdown and the impending budget which was […]
A quick honeymoon photo of some jellyfish for the weekly photo challenge
Meeting area at the world trade center [not the one that fell] for the photo challenge
I would think that everyone has had at least one person say things like, ‘Don’t live in the past’ or ‘You should’ve gotten over that by now’. The past has […]
‘We should turn around.’ I said ‘Yeah that might be a good idea’ The rain was suddenly in our faces and I realized now why my back was so wet. […]
The glass was stained with blood, peering over the top I could see my wife. He had her tied, she was helpless. We both knew better than to trust people, […]
I’ll never be an Astronaut, big surprise I know. I’ll never be a political contender, you’ll never be able to buy a Vote Gabriel for president pin. There will never […]
He carried it with him everywhere. That teddy bear, at four it was cute but at eight it was just pathetic. As his older brother it was my right, no […]
I didn’t mean to kill her. That was the first thought racing through my head, over and over. As if thinking it one more time would undo what had just […]
One dead end after another, my wife and I have different views on what it all means. To her when a test comes back negative or ‘within range’ she starts […]
Sunday nights in our house are always so busy. Ever since my wife left, I was in charge of my very, very hyperactive five year old. This always posed a […]
As a child I never thought this would be so hard to talk about. I’ll never forget that day by the cheap, beaten carousel it had seen better days, so […]
So many times in this world we take people for granted. I wish I could sit here and write that I have never done that and would never do that, […]
The lovely and talented Elene Sallinger has a weekly writing prompt that I thought I would try. Sitting cross-legged, the boots start digging into his legs. The hot sand underneath is almost […]