Category Archives: Writings/Short Stories

“As The Clouds Float By.” A Look Into My Next Project

Just months ago, I released my first book, “We Always Find Ourselves Here,” and it was a thrilling experience – available here. I am happy to announce that I am officially over halfway through the manuscript of my second piece, … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek Into My Second Book

That’s right, I have started working on my SECOND book – and boy is that hard to believe. So, to give you a taste of it, here is a quick excerpt from the manuscript (FYI – this obviously may never … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget!!

Thank you to everyone who has ordered by book “We Always Find Ourselves Here” on Amazon. It means the world to me. However, if you could please share it around, that would be fantastic! It’s a fun read, and I … Continue reading

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This Just In – I Published A Book!

That’s right, I finally have published my first book, and it is now available on Amazon! For as long as I can remember, I always wanted to write a book. While admittedly never an avid reader myself, I loved words, … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Year

A cold night fell on a quiet city in a quiet county, in a quiet state. No one ever really thinks about Ohio, and no one ever really thinks about the tiny towns, cities, and metroplexes that make it. Almost … Continue reading

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The New Age, The Old Age

We used to call it the “food museum.” It was a tall, oak cabinet that felt like it stood just as tall as the tree it was cut from. Towering over the kitchen with grandeur, even though it’s use was … Continue reading

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Handling Friendships During A Pandemic – From Someone Who Doesn’t Know the Answer

No matter when I walked to class at Cleveland State, it always seemed to be dark. Whether it was when I was – surprisingly – teaching an intro communication class, or going to my own graduate course, the sunlight just … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Know I’d Be A New Parent During A Pandemic

Of course it was snowing. It always snows here when we don’t want it to. And not that kind of snow that teases you with a dusting only to vanish by mid-morning. It was a heavy snow, almost like a … Continue reading

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Why Would Anyone Want To Be Creative?

It’s a nice Saturday night, and things seem to be winding down. The clock is inching toward the 1 a.m. tick, but really, the work is just beginning. The drummer is tearing down in the dark, noisy and cold backstage. … Continue reading

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The Media: What Are We Afraid Of?

We all have that one friend, you know them. They’re perky, full of energy, and most of all – they tell it like it is. No matter the situation they find themselves in, no matter where they are and no … Continue reading

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