Category Archives: Original Stories

These are original fictional stories or parts of stories that I either wrote or am in the process of writing.

Richman, Poorman

This is an extended story I wrote based on a translated story from the book:Le cercle des menteurs contes philosophi (The Circle of Liars, philosophical tales from around the world) by Jean Claude Carriére Once upon a time there was … Continue reading

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More Lil

Great Aunt Lil never married. That is not to say that she didn’t have her beaus and crushes throughout her life. She never met that one person that epitomized the high ideals that she set for herself. Of all of … Continue reading

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Let it snow

I enjoy snow. I feel for all those people that live in the southern climes that don’t get the opportunity to see and play with snow. But then I assume that all those people feel for me not having the … Continue reading

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Great Aunt Lil’s decree

I began teaching in the early 1970’s. My biggest problem was credibility and my youthful appearance. I was a newbie. At one of my first Open Houses, I overheard a parent of one of my students comment that she couldn’t … Continue reading

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Great Aunt Lil

I’m not sure where I’m going with this yet. It came to mind as I was trying to sleep last night: Of all the members of the family, she is the most looked up to. Her 90 plus years not … Continue reading

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Hiking thoughts

A walk in the woods The dreariness of the day limits the amount of hikers The quiet of the forest Streams formed by the rain of yesterday Some trickling down the path we walk on Others in torrents, slowly eroding … Continue reading

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Story help

I’m working on a story that I wrote year’s ago and want to make into a telling version. I would appreciate it if you could look at it and help me revise it. I’d be grateful for any revisions and/or … Continue reading

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Writing Songs

I’ve always been impressed how singer/storytellers like Bill Harley, Michael Parent, and others create the songs that they write and perform. In the past year, I’ve written two songs, both of which I would like to use in my storytelling … Continue reading

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Characters – Joseph

Joseph is the consummate analyst. He has spent years studying to be a psychologist with the hopes of getting a job to help fix all of the wrongs in peoples’ lives. For Joseph there is no down time. Any interaction … Continue reading

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Characters – Joanna

Joanna is a worrier. Think of anything that could go wrong and she’s already thought of it and is afraid it will happen.

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