Life Adventures, Tales of Imagination

Bathing Angela

It was a chilly winter. The hot water furnace had broken at my girlfriend's house so she asked if she could bathe at my house. I eagerly agreed but my brain became forever cursed. I will never forget that day. Our bathroom was in the hallway that separated the two bedrooms. As I quietly did… Continue reading Bathing Angela

Childhood Memories, Life Adventures, Tales of Imagination

Shelly Perkins

At times I believed I was the only boy living on Grantline Road, for my neighborhood roamed with females. Older girls with larger physiques eventually subdued me during any test of muscular strength. Every week I faithfully claimed a different girlfriend, in which my love was steadfast until it was time to chose another. Except… Continue reading Shelly Perkins

Amazing Today, Life Adventures, Philosophy, Tales of Imagination

The Neon 3

The sun had fallen. Stars had not quite sprinkled the sky.  The old man fought his way to the door of the corner market amidst impatient cars dodging into empty parking stalls. Inside the market, tiny-wheeled grocery carts manned by grumpy shoppers whizzed everywhere without traffic regulations.  One shopper bumped the man's cart while another… Continue reading The Neon 3

Amazing Today, Life Adventures, Tales of Imagination

“Ping Ping!”

"Treeet. Treeet." A songbird chirped happily outside my window. I turned to admire the colorfully breasted creature sip the water from the garden fountain. I love mornings. "Ping ping." The single serving coffeemaker chimed that the aromatic brew was ready. It was the last serving until my wife would buy more. The sun beamed a… Continue reading “Ping Ping!”

Amazing Today, Life Adventures, Philosophy, Tales of Imagination

Sharing the Same Experience – Part Two

The ripple of a wave can be calculated by a falling pebble. The crashing of a meteor on a planet can be determined to the second. The temperature of a star in a distant galaxy can be known by its color. There is a solid answer for everything. But can we agree on something as… Continue reading Sharing the Same Experience – Part Two

Tales of Imagination

Madam Sophie

Madam Sophie lit the incense sticks in the mind reading room and dimmed the lights once again. "Next, please," she spoke through the black curtains to her final customer in the waiting room. A young lady with curly brown hair shuffled through the thick, dark cloth and aromatic smoke. "Please sit," she commanded to the… Continue reading Madam Sophie

Tales of Imagination

The Four Leaf Clover

"Did you know if you find a four leaf clover it will bring you good luck?" Little Damarus excitedly told the old man, Harry Duley. Harry loved to joke with the kids in the neighborhood and couldn't resist messing with Demarus's brain. "I see a four leaf clover right there," Harry said, pointing toward the… Continue reading The Four Leaf Clover

FlyUp!, Life Adventures, Poetry, Tales of Imagination, Why Mom Deserves A Diamond

Do Not Look Over Your Shoulder

Our lives are a miracle and a success story. The things and people that surround us are a direct consequence of the thoughts we have harbored in our minds. When I think of my own success, I attribute it to concentrating my attention on the present and the future instead of peering back at my… Continue reading Do Not Look Over Your Shoulder

Tales of Imagination

The Apple Experience

A jewelry customer thanked me for my services, then excused himself to go to his car.  He was a fruit vendor, and returned with small bag of apples. He reached into the bag, pulled out a large greenish-red Gala, and handed one to my wife and another to myself. "Do you like apples?" He began… Continue reading The Apple Experience

Tales of Imagination

Dearest Almaria

Dearest Almaria, You always said it is never too late to apologize to someone, right? Do you remember when we chose our fine china for our wedding present? I wanted solid and you wanted floral. I was a little grumpy when you decided on the ones with the purple lilacs and green vines, but every… Continue reading Dearest Almaria

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Tales of Imagination

The Apple Man- (Scary Version)

“Look mom, it’s the Apple Man again,” a trick-or-treater said as he passed Mr. Martin Willobee on the street for the second time. “I think you’d better eat that yourself, it’s very nutritious,” a little princess smirked. “Is that a Fuji?” a tiny pirate sneered as he passed with his mom. Martin dared not answer,… Continue reading The Apple Man- (Scary Version)

Tales of Imagination

The Apple Man

“Look mom, it’s the Apple Man again,” a trick-or-treater said as he passed me on the street for the second time. “I think you’d better eat that yourself, it’s very nutritious,” a little princess smirked. “Is that a Fuji?” a tiny pirate sneered as he passed with his mom. I dared not answer, for I… Continue reading The Apple Man

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Tales of Imagination

Amazing Alexandra

I jumped off the bus onto a mustard hotdog that someone dropped in the parking lot of the Orange County fair. It wasn’t the most pleasant way to begin the day, but the salty ocean breeze of Southern California flowed fresh into my nostrils and purified the smell of Budweiser and stale urine from the… Continue reading Amazing Alexandra

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Tales of Imagination

The Devil’s Doom Roller Coaster

The Devil's Doom roller coaster thundered across the steel rails just above our heads. "So long, suckers!" Nora yelled to the people waiting in line from her confined cockpit of Sector 4. Her breasts always looked larger from being squished together from the tight fitting shoulder harness of the death-defying thrill ride.   "See you in… Continue reading The Devil’s Doom Roller Coaster

Childhood Memories, Tales of Imagination

Apathy

After school, I cleaned my aquarium. I filled a small glass jar with water, then carefully transported each fish into their temporary home. It was a fantastic scenery- twenty-four multi-colored fish swarming tightly in a few ounces of water. Rather than continuing to scrub the tank, I marveled at my new creation. The fish splashed… Continue reading Apathy