He toiled in the heat—no number on his back—heaving dough in the hopper.
“If this and if that… Too many things to ponder for you men.”
Donny stared vacantly at his estranged uncle Lorenzo. He noticed how makeup had tried to mask his uncle’s dark-skinned goateed face. It looked made of candle wax. Donny was in this same position last week, peering down at his uncle, but not in a funeral … Continue reading Kodak Moment
Sally got home from her nature guide conference after being gone for a week. She was surprised to see an envelope with her name on it in Duke’s handwriting propped up on the phone. He used to send her little love notes, but with his … Continue reading Final Frontier
I’ve seen a lot of stories in places about how to succeed through personal growth. I’ll be polite and not offer a critique thereof. Because one learns from one’s mistakes, and I’ve got many years of major screw-ups, here is some dynamite advice for those … Continue reading Lessons
This was a most unlikely event. It began on short notice in a province known for rain on every summer weekend (both of ’em), and curvy-wurvy highways crowded with deer in the headlights and the potholed pavement weakened by frost and infrequent maintence. The distances … Continue reading Prosetry Anthology
Hi all, Here are two quick story posts and a post-it note reminder: Some recent stuff from the Mitchellsphere I thought I’d share: First: My story “Peacemongers” was one of 23 stories selected for inclusion in the beautiful anthology, “Out of This World” The Best Short Stories … Continue reading Two Excerpt Posts and a Post-it