Southern Fiction Author, Freelance Writer & Retired Clown

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Best of 2017: Stories of St. Augustine’s People, Places & Positivity

Best of 2017: Stories of St. Augustine’s People, Places & Positivity

Hold on…where did 2017 go? I vividly recall a quiet evening around the firepit with friends on New Year’s Eve 2017. There was a lot of laughter and a little booze and a brief intermission when we tried to reunite a lost dog with its […]

7 Tips for a Spooktacular DIY Halloween Village

7 Tips for a Spooktacular DIY Halloween Village

In Florida, you can’t trust the weather to let you know when it’s fall. The calendar says that the autumnal equinox has passed, but the thermometer is still ordering up pina coladas and scheduling beach days. In such dire circumstances, I am left with no […]

9/11: What We Have Forgotten

9/11: What We Have Forgotten

I hate the “Never Forget!” rally cry of 9/11 …because sometimes I wish I could forget. I wish I didn’t know what it sounds like when a commercial airliner hits a skyscraper. Or the noise a falling body makes when it hits a roof. I wish […]