“She Fills Gaps”

With the release of Creed this holiday season, one podcast I listen to on a regular basis, Fatman on Batman with Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin, has plugged and lauded the film on a regular basis. The two hosts have discussed the merits of the film as a stand-alone picture, but also how well it …

Wolf in Disguise

I know that I should probably be walking my dog twice each day. He’s a 70+ pound, lab mutt, with high anxiety and copious amounts of energy to burn. Unfortunately, I don’t always get him two walks a day. I wake up at quarter after five to get ready for work. I know that I …

Weepy

Last night, before turning in, I watched "Teacher of the Year," on Netflix (as a high school English teacher, I'm a sucker for teacher movies). I don't recall the main actor, but the flick did feature Key (from Key & Peele) as the high school principal and the Sklar brothers as inept guidance counsellors. The …

Summer Reading List

The end of summer draws nigh, but the heat shows no sign of slowing down. Coming off a string of 90 degree days which push closer to 100 with the humidity. Longing for the colors and temperatures of autumn, but now quite ready to say so long to vacation. Today it’s another hot one, though …

Praise

For most of my childhood and adolescence, I attended St. John’s Lutheran church in Napa, CA. I also went to the attached school which provided me with a quality, private education, but this information doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with my point. Just some background information to indicate the level of church saturation I …

Why I Write

I’m probably about a week late on this assignment, but I felt that it was important to compose this piece all the same. On his blog, author Chuck Wendig regularly presents writing challenges in which authors need to take the a theme or object and develop a flash fiction piece. Then they’re supposed to post …