Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Grand Opening!

It’s official! My website is now open for business, browsing, and banter. Check out my Fell’s Hollow series of Estories available on Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and in various other formats, including the PC. Check out the Freebies. If you’re a writer, drop by On Becoming a Writer, my blog on our wonderful craft, and…

If You Arrive Before I Do

He may be on a windowsill inspecting the world through half-interested eyes. He may be in a kitchen mopping up sunlight from a blue-tiled floor. If there’s a den, you might find him curled around a flat screen, paws dangling over keyboard, watching an angel tap out an email to God. Or perhaps he’s in…

Moonlight Sonata

Standing here savoring a sip of Chianti, I gaze at the river reflecting the night sky. The reeds hug the shoreline and Sway in the shadows. I smell the brine drifting On currents of spring air. In front of the stone wall, the hens are asleep in their Henhouse beneath the faint limbs of a…

Sharpe Hill Vineyard

I’m sitting on a sun-streaked deck admiring this bright patch of heaven some industrious family has built here in the dank woods of Connecticut. A vine-covered hill verdant against a cloud-free sky. Split-rail fences, moss-covered stone walls. An antique wheelbarrow resting by a dirt path as if it’s owner had abandoned it yesterday or a…

The Truth About Red

Footfalls thundered up the woodland path, and before long the Cuckhold came into view. He was gigantic, big even for a Big Person. Nearly as wide as he was tall, his feet were shod in heavy black boots that were twice as long as I am, and I’m quite long for a squirrel (they say…