Good guys and bad guys

Good guys and bad guys

Sep 28

It seems like a lifetime ago, but in that other life I was once a telemarketer. At the time, I was estranged from my wife, but we were both living with her parents.  I was trying to pay bills, trying to mend my marriage, and I took the first job I could get. Every evening, my wife and her mother would take turns telling me what a miserable human being I was.  The next morning I would get up and...

Here there be monsters

Here there be monsters

Sep 12

When I was a child, I used to be afraid of monsters in the dark. There were times that I could feel the monster under my bed.  I could sense the claw reaching up from underneath to grab my ankle.  Thankfully, it couldn’t grab my ankle as long as I had my blanket tucked around my foot.  My blanket was like a force field, protecting me from the monsters in the dark. My father attempted to help...