Curious Matters

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt.  This weeks photo was taken by myself at a bar crawl in Cozumel Mexico.  “Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one the greatest sources of happiness in life*.” Xavier peeled an orange deliberately, as if exposing a deep secret. … Continue reading Curious Matters


COB Photo Challenge – June 17, 2018

Cee's Oddball Challenge is for those photographs that don't really fit into a common category. There is no theme to this challenge; what is odd ball is up to the participant. Many of the photos I take on vacation are used as reminders rather than photographic gems I share with others. Last week I traveled … Continue reading COB Photo Challenge – June 17, 2018


I am late submitting my Sunday Photo Fiction story this week. We recently lost a favorite pet and things just haven't been the same. If my story seems to be on the dark side, well, its just been one of those dark weeks.  He must have been the most miserable man to walk the face … Continue reading Karma


Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge to write a complete story in 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting this challenge and Jill Wiscoff for this week’s prompt. My story this week is a bit dark, much like the  night sky in the photograph.   April no … Continue reading Frozen

The Three D’s

They called themselves The Three D’s. Alike in age (early 60’s) and occupation (mainframe programmers), the comrades worked for a large financial institution, performing menial maintenance tasks on the old legacy system. On this Friday afternoon, they met at a local bar to commiserate over another week of irrelevancy. “I’m tired of feeling useless, “Bob … Continue reading The Three D’s