Am I Nerd Enough?

photo credit nerd /nərd/ noun informal a foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious. “one of those nerds who never asked a girl to dance” Informal dork, dweeb, Poindexter, nimrod, geek, drip, loser; techie Nerds and nerd culture have come a long way. The Oxford dictionary definition doesn’t do it justice. Maybe back in the 1940s it…

“The Star-Tailed Fox” Read For Free at On The Premises!

You can read my short story The Star-Tailed Fox at On the Premises, where it won First Place for their theme of “Changes.”  You can read it online for free HERE. While I’m proud of all my published stories, I’m particularly proud of this one, which is based on a true-life story my Grandma told me about her youth. Though…

Oh, 2016!

Welcome to 2016, kiddos. I’m glad you made it! Sometimes years seem like they’re touch and go. 2015 was kick-ass and it took a discussion with one of my friends to realize just how well 2015 had treated me. Apparently, I’m a Debbie Downer or a where-is-the-liquid-in-the-glass type of person, because I only saw the…