John Adams

Asking For a Friend

Flipping through my hand held collection of so-called news, sport scores and other general foolishness, an image caught my…

Casting Cloaks

I am convinced those who create contracts are paid by word count. Each “and”, “or”, “within” or “without” may…

Into the Canyon – by Micheal Neale

A favorite pastime is rifling through bargain bins at a local thrift store, in search of books with dog-eared…

Shoulders

A late summer seaside music festival. Taking a break from the wind, the sun and the mass of people…

Rubber Bands

My basketball coach stretched a single rubber band until it broke, then two, then three. When he got to…

Lift My Friend

Contacting an old friend revealed scars so deep that an innocent conversation caused pains of her past to resurface….

Empty Attics

Empty attics and garages tend to refill themselves. After long days of cleaning, rearranging and disposing, garage floors re-appear,…