*This post is part of A Grimm Project, a series of short fiction pieces using each of the Brothers Grimms’ Nursery and Household Tales as writing prompts. 425 more words
Indie Book of The Day.
Growing up, I lived in a house that should have been condemned. The windows were broken. The walls were cracked. It was deathly hot in the summer and horrendously cold in the winter. 1,355 more words
I remember a time, not that long ago…
When Canada was thought of as the weak sister to the North of The United States. Still symbolically tied to a monarchy, NO Bill of Rights, The Mounties were the FBI on steroids, high taxation to pay for their universal health care (wherein many folks came HERE for more-timely surgery), and their jeezly nickels and pennies kept finding their way into OUR change! 110 more words
the theme song to KQED’s Forum thrills me. it feels like something brilliant, something heartfelt is about to happen. like there is a cafe across the street full of people reading literature and philosophy; a bookstore up the block full of people discussing how to tend the world. 293 more words