For the Love of it

For the Love of it

I love writing stories about genuine individuals who live out their lives with purpose. These people increase my responsibility to give them proper recognition – like a portrait artist who captures the spirit, as well as the image of his subjects. Now, as I’m writing this, a reprinted story of mine – originally written almost…

Battle of the Chairs

Battle of the Chairs

Battle of the Chairs You must visit a local coffee shop to test the waters of today’s kindness and caring. Like a movie with a Hollywood script, this has a happy ending…  but one always in doubt! Picture this: a bright, beautiful day with people milling about outside a popular coffee and pastry shop. And…

Their Way

Their Way

“Regrets… I’ve had a few, but then again, too few to mention” – My Way by Frank Sinatra   Watch on YouTube Someone once said, “Expectation is the root of all heartache.” This is such a story. I was enjoying the radio playing a popular song. The voice was ethereal but intense. Actually, the voice…

If I’m Right, Is Everyone Else Wrong?

If I’m Right, Is Everyone Else Wrong?

Rev. Robert Rumball I met Reverend Bob and was immediately impressed by his no-nonsense direct manner of speaking – an ordained church minister playing professional football. He discovered that the deaf were suffering.  His son, Derek Rumball, saying, “Our deaf community was marginalized because of the language barriers they face every day.” Bob created a…

The Way of Life

The Way of Life

When asked if he was a genius John Lennon straightforwardly said, “If there is such a thing as a genius, I am one, and if there isn’t I don’t care.” I can’t begin to make any such claim. Yet here I am, like so many writers, still putting in the time and effort. Why? It…

A Song for Every Season

A Song for Every Season

I’d like to show how anyone interested in creative thinking can benefit from a simple approach. For writing, just a little advise can sometimes go a long way. Plus, I can usually manage to blend in some meaningful music quotes into the mix.  I also find this manner of contemplation generates other great ideas. But,…

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