Vitals On A Dead Guy?

Vitals On A Dead Guy?

My brother Robert died at the age of fifty-one in June 2018 at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital during an attempt to replace an old, failing, plastic heart valve he’d had put in when he was thirteen. I would have referred to it as an open-heart surgery, but really, they...
Tears Don’t Need Justifying

Tears Don’t Need Justifying

My every-few-mornings routine for years was to pour a little bit of H20 from my night stand water glass into my tarantula’s water bowl. She’d been a part of our family for sixteen years. Half my life. One morning, about to get dressed for work, wrapped in only a...
Halloween Fright

Halloween Fright

I used to love horror flicks and haunted houses in my teens and twenties.  I often find myself this time of year, in my thirties, reflecting on a younger mes affinity for fright and gore.  Nowadays, if I watch horror, I gravitate more towards monster flicks than...
Go in Peace – A Film

Go in Peace – A Film

When my father died at the age of sixty-nine, in an alley in downtown Denver on August 5, 2013, the only things he had left to his name were the clothes on his back, his walker, the cell phone he used to call 911, and his military ID.  He didn’t even have a wallet to...