Category Archives: Stories (Creative Writing)

While stories for me typically begin with a reaction, these in this category are more in line with traditional creative writing stories.

Validation and Hope

A Season of Triggers This election season has been devastating. So many of us have watched as examples from our lives flash before us over and over and over again for the world to see. Times when we were always … Continue reading

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HB2 in North Carolina is not about safety, it’s about discrimination and segregation

The fight for gender-specific bathrooms, or rather, against gender neutral bathrooms or the right for individuals to choose which is most appropriate for them, is in no way related to the bullshit cover suggesting they are protecting our women and … Continue reading

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The Bully Gamble

Have you ever played the slots? You know how you keep pumping money into it? Then you have to pull the lever to see the outcome because you never know? In goes what you set aside to play with. In … Continue reading

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Living with a Belgian Malinois

As many of you know, the movie Max came out this week. The movie is the story of a war dog who returns after his handler dies in the field, and the dog suffers severe PTSD. As typically happens with … Continue reading

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What If

What if self-doubt was all you knew? What if you were always told almost, but not quite? What if you were taught that meant you were never good enough? What if that’s what you were taught?

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The Climb

The start of a roller coaster ride, as you slowly inch up to the top of the peak, sucks. It’s boring, slow, and tedious. Yet at the time it doesn’t feel that way. The anticipation of our expectation sustains us, … Continue reading

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If Aesop Knew About Pinterest

Yes, I got hooked. It’s silly, really, since I’m not getting married and even when I did we didn’t do that whole “wedding” thing, I don’t cook, am not into manicures because I’m concerned about the nail polish being eaten … Continue reading

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Nature’s Candy

Sorry folks, didn’t realize I never posted this one here. This is an early one of mine that I reworked for a stand up routine for someone else. It’s definitely me, all me, and pretty much how I would do … Continue reading

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