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Had to see a man about a pumpkin

Here, out and about just a bit north of our little Northern California town, out where grass-fed cows roam, down near the river, is where to find our pumpkin guy’s farm. A big pumpkin patch where we’ve been coming to since we moved here. Families make it a full event bringing the kids, some lil’uns picking their very first … Continue reading

Writing Quotes: 2 Don’ts & a couple of Do’s

“Never use the word, ‘very.’ It is the weakest word in the English language; doesn’t mean anything. If you feel the urge of ‘very’ coming on, just write the word, ‘damn,’ in the place of ‘very.’ The editor will strike out the word, ‘damn,’ and you will have a good sentence.” ~William Allen White         _______________________ … Continue reading

Might’ve been…

Standing there, she wasn’t sure why she went inside. Something about the house, could’ve been the color it was painted, brick red with white trim, or was it the flowers all arranged on a mound in the front yard, muddled with overgrowth now. Might’ve touched a memory. She couldn’t say. Whatever it was it brought … Continue reading

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