Monthly Archives: March 2016

And Never Mind At All

The hotel reminded me of a story idea I had that I couldn’t make work … except for the 100-word format.  It was a challenge, this one. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields heads this blog.  She writes novels, too.  Start ordering, they’re GREAT! … Continue reading


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Ah, Summer Camp!

For those of you new to my blog, this is a re-run, but a re-written re-run (“toy boat, toy boat …”) that I wrote early on. It is a retelling of an actual experience of my friend who, with his brother … Continue reading

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The Beginning: Nineteen and Thirty

This will raise a few eyebrows, but when you get it, especially the title, you’ll understand, hopefully. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields writes “the songs that make the whole world s-i-i-i-i-ig!”  Actually, she writes novels like Please Say Kaddish For me and From … Continue reading

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Nerds Unlimited

The title has nothing to do with the story, yet it does.  It has more to do with the reader of it, maybe even the author.  We’ll see. I dedicate this story to Sandra Crook, a dear friend and most … Continue reading

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Batteries In A Jar

[photo by Sean Fallon] “I got tired of her leaving things lying around, so I put them in her best cookie jar.” Now, I heard everything — batteries in a cookie jar.  “You have a death wish, Stan?” “Rick, it’s … Continue reading

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