The Old Road 1

The Old Road
The Old Road The old road dances around the new Through fields of scrub grass, cedar and juniper trees, Beckoning me to follow it into the barren landscape, To roll over a road so many have crossed before On adventures into the west. The old road wiggles across the earth, Playing against the light and ...

New Fiction

My short fiction pieced titled “Dead Head” will appear in the September issue of eFiction Magazine, available through Amazon or direct from efictionmag.com. Check it out and let me know what you think!

No water in the pool

While recuperating from my injured left foot I began the schedule of taking m to the pool on Mondays for a couple of hours of swimming. During this time my goal was to get m and myself out of the house and get us both some exercise. I tried on many occasions to get m ...

Coaching

Since moving out to Shiprock I’ve wanted to get involved in leading or coaching youth running groups. Before our arrival I’d assumed there would be very little in the way of youth activities here. Obesity and diabetes are major problems here and my assumptions were antiquated and invalidated almost as soon as we arrived. There ...

A day at the dentist 1

At 7am this morning I told m that we were going on a grand adventure today. “We’re going to the dentist!” I told her with my biggest smile, my most enthusiastic expression. She was not sold. “I don’t want to go to the dentist,” she said, whining it. She left the kitchen where she and ...