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 […]

Baptized into a Southern Summer

Baptized into a Southern Summer

  Even now, more than a decade after we said goodbye, she still finds me and takes me home. It always happens in an unexpected place, at an unexpected moment, but in the instant her ghostly fingers graze my heart, I willfully close my eyes […]

Just think, what a happy life we could live

Just think, what a happy life we could live

I hate Valentine’s Day. As we have all realized by now, everything about this designated day of “love” is painfully artificial. (Except the chocolates, they are delicious…) What is so egregiously insulting about this fake holiday is that *real* love is actually the antithesis of […]