Ghost Story #3

                “Where are we?” Mary asked. She peered out the window, but it was too dark to see anything. When Jack didn’t answer, she smacked his arm. “Are we lost?”                 “No.” Jack squinted and leaned over the steering wheel.                 “Then what’s this street called?” He said nothing. “Jack! What the hell?” She pulled [...]

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Just a Thought

                The other day I had a thought…                 When do we stop being fearless?                 As a child I remember climbing the tree in my front yard as high as the branches would hold me. I was way up high, even with the second-floor windows of our house. Even though I was super afraid [...]

Ghost Story #2

                The building was old, that much was clear. The front lobby might have been redone to give the impression it was still a strong structure, but the bones were deteriorating. The old gym, attached to the back, hadn’t been worked on in over fifty years. There were holes in the bleachers, the old-fashioned lights [...]

Retail Life Episode 14

                Sometimes I just don’t know how people rationalize their behavior. I thought we were supposed to stop throwing tantrums when we were children. And yet, working in retail, I’ve seen grown adults throw a fit. I’ve seen senior citizens basically stomp their feet because they didn’t get their way. I just don’t get it. [...]

Retail Life Episode 13

                I went back to work last week and it’s been rough. I really took for granted how accustomed to it I was. After being at home for ten weeks and spending most of that time sitting on the couch or at my desk, going back to standing and walking all day was hard. Aside [...]

Writing Exercise- Lost

*Exercise from The 4 A.M. Breakthrough. #188 Lost*                 “What are we doing here?” Jenna asked her great grandfather.                 Elijah put a gnarled hand on her head and smiled down at her. “This is my old home.”                 “You lived here?” Jenna’s eyes widened as she looked down on the city again.                 It [...]