She Knocks At Two! Ch. 1

Spirituality meets detective noir! It’s 2 a.m. and there’s a knock on the door in a bad part of town. A beautiful woman enters and she needs the help of a hard-boiled detective. Can he help her solve life’s greatest mystery?Chapter 1 of a series.

A Great Walk

There’s a runway near my house. You wouldn’t know it was there except for the red lights lining the road next to it for a mile or two, and the spinning search light that works twenty-four hours a day just behind a small diner with a neon Cessna lighting its facade. It’s the kind ofContinue reading “A Great Walk”

Flow State

There are fewer things more beautiful to me than the beach in winter. Maybe its my New England heritage, but there is something romantic about cold overcast days and steel-grey water. Shells, driftwood, even the mangled fish carcasses, harassed by seagulls, have a place here before the glittering ripples of the Long Island Sound. ConnecticutContinue reading “Flow State”

The Neon Cross

  The kids are in bed, my wife is drifting off to sleep, the garbage is taken care of and the doors are locked. It’s time to go for a ride. My 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 5.3 liter V8 with crew cab is my chariot. Seven thousand pounds of steel and black leather interior waitContinue reading “The Neon Cross”

3 Gifts

The Sun A close relative of mine is hospitalized. It’s one of those horrid encounters where something small becomes more and more serious. It’s a tough week of ICU and “let’s watch and see,” comments from the doctors. Things  improve then his blood pressure dips. Blood pressure improves then his fever spikes. He’s middle aged,Continue reading “3 Gifts”