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Evil Returns To Sunnyside City

By Ron

Here’s a short story I originally thought to submit to a magazine, but I chickened. I decided to publish here instead. More is on the way. I took a final drag on what would have been my last cigarette of the day. Possibly ever. It would have made my doctor very happy. But between when [...]

A little soul searching . . .

By Ron

I worry about people’s souls. Not in the religious sense, but in the this-is-the-essence-of-me sense. I worry that people sell their souls for false security, that they bury the essence of who they are in order to fit into a world they don’t belong in. In other words, they grow up. My wife and I [...]

Destination or Journey?

By Ron

You’ve heard the expression, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” It’s one of those things you think about for a minute and say “Yeah, it’s about the experience of getting somewhere in life, not about where you end up.” It’s one of those feel-good statements that takes a half truth and makes us think [...]

Resistance on the home front

By Ron

The gurus who advocate an entrepreneurial lifestyle tell their disciples to beware the nay-sayers, those who try to tell you you’re crazy to leave a steady paycheck and strike out on your own. Often, the gurus say, it’s the ones closest to you who are most likely to be unsupportive. I’ve been lucky. The only [...]