I’ll Definitely Quit This Time

It’s a Piece of Cake! Photo by Rainier Ridao on Unsplash To paraphrase that great American philosopher, William Claude Dukenfield (aka W. C. Fields), Quitting smoking is easy. Why, I’ve done it hundreds of times! And I have. And I keep coming back to it. Coffin nails. The noxious weed. Cancer sticks. I’ve heard them … Read more

A Curmudgeon’s Guide to Medium.com

​ Or, Yet Another Story Telling You How to Write Stories There. I’ve gone and admitted it: I’m a curmudgeon. Definition of curmudgeon 1: a crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man 2 archaic : miser — curmudgeonliness play \(ˌ)kər-ˈmə-jən-lē-nəs\ noun — curmudgeonly play \(ˌ)kər-ˈmə-jən-lē\ adjective Merriam-Webster.com But here’s the thing: I’m 68 years old and … Read more