During this Covid-19 pandemic, songwriter Carrie Newcomer has been singing a song every night from her living room. I was inspired by that to try...Read More "#CaptiveReader – Spring and the Arachnodactylist"
It’s Saturday. A day for sleeping in, for pretending I’ve successfully played sick and avoided school, for luxuriating in having nothing to do. The sun...Read More "Beginnings 110 – Auld Lang Syne, Ch. 10"
“He needs to have fun.” The guildmaster put his hand lovingly on the back of a pudgy adolescent boy about my age. “I want him...Read More "Beginnings 109 – The Humblebract Expedition"
The red dirt of the plains was baked into his hands, making rivers of the creases in his palm, flowing off the low hills into...Read More "Beginnings 107 – Minstrel Boy Howling at the Moon"