All Manner of Things Will Be Well

I have so many thoughts racing through my head this week. It is the 75th anniversary of what some call a necessary act of war and others (like myself) not-so-privately think of as a terrorist act against a mostly-civilian population: the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Many people I’ve known and forgotten and remembered, who […]

Voices 5: Be Still and Know

In the midst of this busy world, I’m assaulted daily – by ads, by social media, by voices I barely even recognize. Trying to get inside people’s heads, to get us to buy things and value things, to think a certain way, there’s literally a whole industry dedicated to this. It’s called marketing. I’ve found […]

Being Still

I cannot lie. Sometimes it is hard to simply sit and relax, especially when Bob (we will call him Bob) starts drumming his fingers on the desk while I’m trying to work on the computer. Sometimes, I think he does it on purpose. He must, because I’ll be there working and suddenly. Drum drum drum. […]

Friday Fictioneers & A-Z Challenge: Island Dreams

This is my post for Friday Fictioneers and the A-Z Challenge, a hundred word story in response to the prompt and my entry for the letter I. For more stories click the frog and for more fun “I” stuff, check out the challenge! Island Dreams Funny the things we tell ourselves. I’m better off without […]

Friday Fictioneers: Untitled

PHOTO PROMPT – © Erin Leary In my dream world, we could all be equal, not lined up in tidy little rows, not all conveniently the same shape or size, but not so different, in some sense the same. We could all join in agreement that maybe, just maybe,  Someone looking down from above could […]