For the past two weeks, for every lunch break from work, I head home and greet the dogs. We grab some snacks like a soda and some chips. Then we pile onto the couch together to munch on chips and watch The Mandalorian. My dogs wag their tails very excitedly when I toss them some … Continue reading Dogs Like The Mandalorian
I'm not good at going to church. I'm pretty lazy. Once a week though, I go to the little chapel near the church. The chapel is open 24-7 and the members of the chapel each devote one hour to prayer. They are each assigned a one-hour time slot equivalent to time spent in the Garden … Continue reading An Unexpectedly Good Read
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By J. Speer (This story was written for a summer writing contest on the theme of "summer vacation". It had to be 1,500 words or less.) It was summer of 1996. It was also Frontenac Homecoming, a weekend of wonder for little ones and a weekend of celebration, or rather, inebriation for adults. George thought … Continue reading Capone’s Gold
By J. Speer Youthful Summer turns to wistful Fall that leads to melancholic Winter.All that is new ages…Old eventually decays,Only to rebirth in glorious Spring. There was a girl.Her name was Summer.Hot like the dry blazing suns of August.Eyes fiery, tinged with yellow flames of passion and cinnamon spice brown.Brown like her sunkissed, silken skin.Soft … Continue reading Her Name was Summer
A story from this blog called The Firefly's Secret is now up on Amazon and doing well. It is #10 on Amazon in baby and toddler nursery rhyme books. The little story is on kindle unlimited and selling on kindle for 1.99.
There is something we humans love about a good rags to riches story such as Annie. We equally love the often comical and sometimes a bit tragic riches to rags story. Consider the popularity of such an award-winning show as Schitt's Creek. Or, another personal favorite for riches to rags stories is the 1980s movie … Continue reading From Riches to Rags and Back
By J. Speer There is a light that shines in you. A glow more precious than gold brighter than sunshine. Just to be near you makes me smile and fills my heart with comfort. To place my hand in yours is peace. To lay beside you is the best feeling in the world. To be … Continue reading By Your Side