Tag: Short Story

Past Imperfect – #327

It was the wedding of the decade, with the rich and famous for miles around flocking to view the nuptials. The reception afterwards was a smashing success, with the flashbulbs of the paparazzi lighting up the night and the gossip columnists rhapsodizing in the evening editions of all […]

Present Imperfect

Once upon a time (okay, it was just a few days ago), a comment appeared on one of my posts. I’m always pleased by comments, relishing both the input and the opportunity to provide meaningful output. But in this case, things went a bit deep… The commenter shared […]

Mea Culpa

“Bless me Father, for I have sinned.” “And how is that, my child?” “It’s been over a week since my last blog.” Silence on the other side of the confessional wall. “Father?” Throat clearing. Then, “Son, I’m not quite sure what this means, but I am here to […]

Past Imperfect – #560

Ricardo: “I sense that you have something to say.” Carole: “I always have something to say. But there are rare occasions when I have enough decorum about me to realize that I shouldn’t say something. This is why I’m not looking at you, so you won’t ask me […]

Past Imperfect – #577

Once upon a time, Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump and Joe Biden walked into a bar… Ronnie, left: “Some day I’m gonna be president.” Trumpy, middle: “Why would you do that? Is there any money in it?” Joey, right: “I’m gonna be president, too. But first I’m gonna be […]

Past Imperfect – #141

Note: I yanked this one out of the archives due to the “Fantasy Island” discussion a few posts back… Bather #1: “I just found out about a place called Fire Island! I understand that I can find my people there. I can’t begin to tell you how excited […]

Past Imperfect – #586

Jedediah, left: “Oh, good form with the jump. Excellent execution, I must say.” Stephanie: “Why, thank you. I rather enjoyed it. Especially when the wind gusted up and I got a zing on my bing.” Jedediah: “You got a who on your what?” Stephanie: “Perhaps I should clarify […]

Sigh Yon Aura

Hey, Folks. Quick one, this time. I was originally going to do another round of Snippets from Tammy, sharing past conversations and mildly-crazed stories. (“Oh, look, here’s the letter she wrote to Scotch the Cat in the voice of her dog Petey!”) But then, as I reviewed and […]