Posted in May 2014

“You want me to get my hands dirty?”

The boy’s bird-watching father had left him to his own devices. While his dad strolled around the park peering up through binoculars, the robust little lad, five or six years old, hung on the railing of the bridge over the stream, shouting at various bits of trash floating past as if cheering drivers in a … Continue reading

Withdrawal

Did you notice the day that Goodreads crashed? I did. It changed my day. It’s amazing how consuming social media can be. The conversations on Goodreads in The Source and Fringe Fiction are so engaging, informative, supportive and thought-provoking, I never feel as if I’m wasting my time—and yet, I’ve only got but so much … Continue reading