Finally Published! – The Waitress, the Whiskey & the Handcuffs

The Waitress, the Whiskey & the Handcuffs Part 1 of The Ruby ChroniclesRuby Daniel is a 30-something widow trying to get by in a small backwoods Northern town in the 1950’s. Her chicken farm is failing, and she takes a weekend job as a barmaid at an illegal...

I SKUNKED THE LANDLADY!!

Ruby and I have been playing cribbage together since early in 2007. Usually she wins – lots of times I get skunked, and now and again she’s double-skunked me. I don’t know how many games we’ve played in all that time, but I know how many times...

A Winter Dog Walk-About…

There’s something wonderful about winter walks with the dog – especially on a Sunday afternoon, when it seems like no one else in the city is out and about. We almost always go to the same place every time – a field across from a ball diamond just a...

I Sits…

Random Song-for-the-Day: “Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem – featuring Rihanna

“Poor Little Deer…”

Isn’t that a “deer” little picture? That’s actually what Ruby said to me when she passed it over her coffee cup, laughing, but I’m stealing it for myself… I got to see a lot of Ruby’s old photos last night; most actually had...