New Years Wish List, 2016

New Years Wish List, 2016

Dateline: Lake Geneva Wisconsin, December 27, 2015. The New Year approaches. What changes would you like to see take place within the confines of your culture? How about these:

The Present, a Short Story

The Present, a Short Story

The child who was not a child, crouched with his back to the warm window. It was below zero in Wisconsin, but not in the deep window well. A mouse looked up at him, it’s puzzled stare demonstrating no understanding, but also no willingness to back down. The child smiled. ……..

Boxing Day, Political Sparring and such

Boxing Day occurs every year on December 26th. It’s a national holiday in the UK and Ireland. If the day after Christmas falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday is designated as the official public holiday…….

Advent Trees and Star Wars…..

Advent Trees and Star Wars…..

Four days in between me and Christmas. I must finish the fourth and fifth Advent trees today so the fourth will be up tonight and then the fifth I will light up on the 23rd. The first four are all white lights, except for that weird yellow…………

Christmas Pueblo, Arch Patton Adventure

Christmas Pueblo, Arch Patton Adventure

Christmas Pueblo  An Arch Patton Adventure by James Strauss Arch Patton found himself inside the confines of the Pueblo of Santa Fe County jail, Christmas Eve, on some vague trumped-up barroom brawl charge. He was in the “drunk tank,” which is what they call the cells...