The Affair?: A Short Story

The Affair?: A Short Story

She sat at table beside the window that overlooked the lake. Mountains, in shades of blue, rose up in the distance, a thin sheath of fog wending slowly to the left, providing glimpses of the mountain tops. Her cup of coffee, not instant nor espresso, rather the sort that comes…

Images That Upset Me

Images That Upset Me

I’ve been around long enough to know the power of images in advertising and marketing. I know the pictures taken are carefully chosen to evoke a particular emotion; whether this be joy or sorrow, excitement or devastation, is irrelevant. Each are designed to draw you in, to have you feel…

She Was Asking For It

She Was Asking For It

Some women like sex. Really really like it. I know, here’s me saying shit that many would rather not acknowledge, because first and foremost, there goes the “frigid” stereotype, and how after some arbitrary number of years of marriage wives don’t want to have sex with their husbands any more,…

School Lunches Smashed

So … finally got around to purchasing the last of the stationery required for school this year. You know how school goes back for the kids this week? When I say “last” of the stationery, I use the term loosely. I