Friday Fictioneers: Unexpected Beauty

PHOTO PROMPT – © Ted Strutz get the InLinkz code Unexpected Beauty I was not expecting to fall in love that day. Neither were you. My expectations: feel better about myself, share with those in need. Your expectations: get some food in the midst of an unexpected emergency and hope no one you know sees […]

Celebrate the Small Things 9

Today I’m celebrating getting a lot done this week. Finished final content edits for a short story, sold a few small pieces, did a lot of research for an ongoing project and met someone with a surprising connection to my past. The priest who celebrated my mom’s funeral. That whole funeral was such a blur […]


My very last cross-post for Friday Fictioneers and A-Z Challenge. I’m feeling a little mixed-feeling-ish. This photo reminded me a little of Baltimore, MD, where I was visiting last Friday. The city is in my thoughts and prayers. You The time has come for us to part ways, but that’s okay. Wind tousles my hair, […]

R – Ready or Not

Ready or Not So, there I was in bed, gazing up at the ceiling, so, so sad because my friends had forgotten my birthday. Suddenly, the house started moving. At first I thought it was an earthquake. I leapt up and ran to the window, staring out at bleak January light, and a crane bearing […]

Monday Morning Mayhem – Not Really

I’m trying to think of interesting things to post about. It’s Lent here in my little Christian world which is a time for us Christians to think Christiany thoughts. As a somewhat marginal on-again, off-again Catholic I was somewhat thrown off my already shaky tread by being asked  (by a completely reputable client I write […]