Two Coins

The following is another fictional short story. The idea for this one came to me one day a couple of weeks ago, when I was walking my dog. If I ever publish anything in an actual book, I suppose I'll have to thank my dog Porkchop in the Acknowledgements. This one's written in the 1st … Continue reading Two Coins

Their Table

I miss you, the note read. The words seemed to leap off the paper and caused her heart to skip a beat. She saw his scratchy handwriting and it reminded her of the love notes he used to send her in the early days of their relationship. Days filled with laughter and love. Days of … Continue reading Their Table

Cairns

It's interesting how a pile of rocks, under the right conditions, can turn out to be something beautiful and artistic. I'm talking about cairns. The word comes from a Gaelic term that means β€œheap of stones.” I was lucky enough to see an ancient and authentic Scottish cairn when I was in Edinburgh, Scotland with … Continue reading Cairns

Blackout Poetry

Six years ago, I was reading a book titled "Steal Like an Artist" by Austin Kleon. In it, there were all sorts of helpful tips and ideas for spurring creativity, personal anecdotes from the author, and fun doodles throughout to connect everything together. It was in this book that I was first introduced to something … Continue reading Blackout Poetry