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The Watcher

Another oldie (and I’m working on something new I hope to post soon)…   The Watcher Working for God is never easy.  That’s what I told the shrink when he sat down in his leather chair and asked, “Why are … Continue reading

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The Ice Cream Man

A few years ago, I published two collections of short stories.  A few people purchased them.  Most didn’t.  I’m going to start randomly posting some of those stories here.  Just for the heck of it.  I’m thinking that the stories … Continue reading

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Memories

A river road. Two lanes – one in each direction – twisting and turning along a levee. Tracing the edge of a river that empties into the sea. A place where memories may fall like rain drops and flow with … Continue reading

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Chicago — Part Four

Part one.  Part two.  Part three. “Who me?” I shrugged and pretended to wipe a piece of lint off my shirt. “Never.” We presented ourselves to Rabbi Saltzman. The pinch hitter sent up by the Padres to hit for their … Continue reading

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Chicago — Part Three

Part one.   Part two. Chicago stood up and stepped away from her bar stool, tugging and straightening her skirt. “Come here,” she said, beckoning me with a finger, the twinkle in her eye aflame. I stood and approached her. “Closer,” … Continue reading

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Chicago — Part Two

Part one. Thing #1. I worked in compliance for a tech company in Seattle. I had some options if things worked out, as they seemed to be, in a little over a year, when those options vested, I’d be the … Continue reading

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