Dreams of Failure

barn, old, yellow, grass, fall, autum, harvest, seasonal,

Two dreams diverged along Ron Mattocks’ path, and he cannot help but ponder the difference.

An Unruly Boxer Stresses a Marriage


New parents neglect the dog to messy consequences.

The Mulberry, Act 1, Scenes 4 and 5

Photo by USDAgov/Flickr

James Olm brings us scenes Four and Five of Act One of “Mulberry.”

Now That’s Manly. He Opens His Beer with a Chainsaw.

open a beer bottle with a chainsaw

That’s just how he rolls.

My Dad and the Cows


That night, with my burned hands, I was inconsolable. My Dad could think of nothing else to comfort me but to take me to the pickup and drive out back to see the cows.

Sh#t Washes


If we had a video camera at the time, we’d have been ten thousand dollars richer.