What is Life⁉️

What is Life⁉️

Okay, so I finished telling wife about this blog post idea, and she said, That’s cute. “Cute” is the picture book I originally self-published when I was 16 years old. It’s crazy because I remember when I wrote its story in English, translated it into Spanish, drew its...
The Curse of Living, Creatively

The Curse of Living, Creatively

“Did you sleep okay?” wife asks. “No, I died,” I say. “Wow, I’ve never died in my sleep,” she says. “You were there. I kept watching after it happened.” In this dream I created, I lived after I died – at least my consciousness. In this life you’ve created, will...
One Look is a Love Story

One Look is a Love Story

Wife whispered in my ear, “She’s in love with him.” She sat front row and watched him perform without pause. No phone check-ins. No beverage drinking. Barely a blink. Minutes later, she remained seated as I approached, kneeled, and asked, “Do you know the...
Don’t Fall Down The Rabbit Hole

Don’t Fall Down The Rabbit Hole

PermissionThe boy said, “Daddy, is it okay if I just call you ‘Dad?’”I replied that I appreciated him asking, but explained it was his choice.”Okay, I’m going to call you ‘Dad,’” he said.ConfirmationOver 14 years ago, I invited an old school friend...
The Great Storytelling Hoax: Why Fear is the True Path

The Great Storytelling Hoax: Why Fear is the True Path

I want urinal partitions mandated inside all men’s restrooms. Why? I get stage fright. Because when a few seconds pass without success, the pressure mounts. That’s when time slows and I overthink how to expedite my prolonged bathroom break. Apparently, I’m not the...
The 1st Chapter from My Trunked Draft

The 1st Chapter from My Trunked Draft

I just trunked another 70,000+ words. Those 70K+ words represented the third draft of my current WiP tentatively titled, The Temporal Photographer. Of course, there are reasons and I’ll publish them in greater detail in a couple days. Just know for now that it...