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Remembering Mike

Under construction and revision. Saturday, May 27, 2017



A long day

He couldn’t believe his eyes. Is this what it feels like to be sucker punched in the gut?

The results on the computer screen were as clear as day. 680 more words


Aspies have a tough sell in the work space

Well, being a writer is hard enough. When all you care to write is fiction, philosophy and occasional poetry; they ask non-fiction of you.

Forget about peace when you are in a startup. 240 more words

Stories From My Life

A dream of a life that's fleeting

I hate dreams. I hate it’s imposing truth. The verisimilitudeness. I hate it how it scrounges all my inner desire and disturbs the illusory calm that I ever try to obtain. 269 more words

Stories From My Life

But That’s Not the End of this Story

Last year Julie and I had the opportunity to fulfill a 30-year unspoken dream. We were visiting our son in New York City and he booked a stay for us in the Grand Hyatt. 527 more words

Stories From My Life

Stories from My Life: Saturday Mornings at the Methadone Clinic

I’m not sure what’s worse, getting up at 5am or working at a methadone clinic?

Lucky me I get to do both.

That’s right, I’m the Saturday Morning Security Officer at the clinic down the street. 685 more words


TJ, Bill, and 50th Reunions - more tales from the "Stories from my Life"

By Bruce A. Smith

I received an invitation to my high school’s 50th Reunion this month—the same time our most famous alumnus got fired in disgrace from his job at Fox News. 776 more words

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