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My Son's Challenge

My biggest blessing this year is overcoming a parenting hurdle. I call it a blessing because I can’t take credit for most of it. It just happened. 1,038 more words

Welcome to the Blog!

Hi there! I’m Jed Herne and this is my new blog, where you can expect concise and often snarky writing advice every week or every 7 days (whichever comes first). Your literary enjoyment may vary!


The station

The station

The station lies with its back to the river, wedged in between the buildings and roads. Sphinx-like it sprawls across the concrete desert as its blackened glass roof winks and glints in the morning sun. 1,308 more words


When Were You Most Frightened?

My most frightening experience was when I was in labor with my son.

I was admitted to the emergency room around 6:30 PM on November 2, 2012. 373 more words

I'm Serious About This Fish Thing

I did say in a previous post that we had five pet fish in the house–four little orange ones of a breed I don’t know, and a Betta.  425 more words


I’ve lost my voice. Three days ago, I caught a cold. Today, it developed into a cough that instantly started to affect my voice, too. Yay, three-in-one. 14 more words

My Son's Prayer Tonight

“Jesus Christ, please turn off the lights.* Kill the river¹ and kill the fire² and protect us. Eat orange donuts for me.³”

* He can’t sleep because his uncle’s table lamp is on. 54 more words