Tag Archives: Short Story

A cow tail

My Grandfather raised beef cattle on his 250 acre farm, land that his family has owned for 172 years, while also working as a machinist at a lock manufacturer for 40 years. My earliest memories of this farm are of … Continue reading

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A Short Story: Basketball Dreams

I pass this scene every Sunday as I drive to DuPont State Forest to ride my mountain bike, a basketball goal that appears to be growing among the trees and shrubs on an overgrown parcel of land. At this point in my … Continue reading

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A short story: Mr. Tom

It’s funny how something you see can stir a memory. I was in a client’s office the other day and he had an old roll top desk. Seeing this desk reminded me of a character I knew as a kid, … Continue reading

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The Story of a Cat

Fourteen years ago I was running late for a meeting. While I was driving I was going over the presentation in my head thinking about all the possible objections I might need to overcome. As my mind cycled through the … Continue reading

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