My Recent Blog Ramblings


Coffee Share: In Which I Discuss Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work For Me

I stopped making resolutions. It became disheartening to finish a year without accomplishing anything I set out to do.

But…I’m trying again this year with a twist. I’ve made doable quarter goals (January – April) with realistic expectations.

Looking back at 2018 and forward to 2019 one quarter at a time.


The Ward

His brother scoffed. “At least it’s alive this time. Do you know how annoying it was to wait—what was it again—a few centuries for it to reincarnate?”

Two guardian angels watch while their wards, destined to be soul mates, finally meet each other.


Short Stories that Moved Me

Some Mathematicians remove pain, some of us deal in negative emotions, but we all fix the equation of a person.

-Leasley Nneka Arimah

Great stories come in all sizes, and these four didn’t disappoint: What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, Kin, The Shadow in the Rose Garden, and To Room Nineteen.


Mother Nature in the Concrete Jungle

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A little thunder

Shaking the concrete jungle

Doesn’t it feel like we have control of our lives? That we can dictate what goes on in our little worlds. I feel that way sometimes, but nature (thunder storms, tornado, floods, etc) reminds me that I’m not as important as I think I am. That’s what this tanka is about.