A Modern Christmas Story

This Christmas Eve, as you gather with family and wait for jolly old Saint Nick to come down to the chimney to leave gifts under the tree, I’m sure you’re wondering — how does Santa decide who gets presents and who gets coal? I set out to answer that question in my newest short story.Continue reading “A Modern Christmas Story”

I’ll Be Home for Christmas

   There is something about Christmas that calls us back to our roots. I don’t know whether it’s the cold and darkness that causes us to yearn for the companionship of those who know us best or whether it’s merely the atmosphere of tradition that harkens us back to reconnect with the past. Whatever theContinue reading “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

The Light and the Dark

Today is the shortest day of the year. It is the time of the year when darkness seems to close in around us. Its hard to feel motivated to do anything when the rain is pouring outside and the sun fades in the afternoon. The cold drives us into the cramped indoor where we finallyContinue reading “The Light and the Dark”

Christmas Flash Fiction: Parking Lot Gladiators

[A fun little piece I wrote about three years ago. It still makes me chuckle. Enjoy!] I was hunting. I was hunting for the Holy Grail in the parking lot of the New Castle Mall. I was hunting for a parking spot. I was under the delusion that everyone had done their shopping on BlackContinue reading “Christmas Flash Fiction: Parking Lot Gladiators”