Song of the Week: Snow Angel

Living in rural Pennsylvania as kiddos, my siblings and I partook in a never-ending selection of geographically appropriate past times. Building forest forts. Pissing off bees. Chasing fireflies. Mad dashes through puddles in our Radio Flyer. But one of my very favorites was snow angels. I’d lay on my back and stare up at the […]

Dog Stories Part 4: Rocky’s Hot Dog

This is the story of the best day of Rocky’s life. When I adopted Rocky, I knew that I was adopting a special needs dog. He had diabetes and had spent five months recovering at Bradshaw Animal Shelter after being abandoned and nearly dying. When I read his story, I knew I wanted to bring […]

Monday Night Six Word Story 6.28.21

Welcome to tonight’s six word story! Here’s how it works: Post your six word story in the comments below or post a six word story on your own blog and share a link to your six word story post in the comments. Are you new to the six word story? If so, no worries. It’s […]

Fireflies in the Night Sky

We used to run through our yard in the dark trying desperately to catch fireflies in our hands. Floating yellow beacons against a black night that drew us to them. We’d run after them, gently catch them between our palms, and leave just enough open space to peek through our fingers and watch them light […]

Just Be Naked

I wrote this several years ago and have never found the right place to publish it. Perhaps because it’s a little quirky. Or slightly uncomfortable for some folks. It offers a look into my childhood living with alcoholic nudists. Yeah, you read that right. Enjoy… Just Be Naked It’s hard to take someone seriously with […]