Lend Me Your Ear

I was just a kid when the Army sent me to Vietnam. A lot of things happened and I just couldn’t tell you why. One of them was that I had this necklace with ears strung on it. I was at a bar there one night and a Marine walked up to me and got […]


One is Enough

I awoke to a skittering across my back. After jumping around and swatting at my back, I noticed the strange quality of my cat’s insistent meow. She had caught something and was proud of it. I just knew it. I tore apart the room to find it and sure enough, there was a mouse cowering […]



This is a hand me down story. I couldn’t remember who told it to me originally, so I had to track down the source. I got to ask a bunch of my friends and get the same response each time: “Wait. Through a manatee?”  “Yes, through a manatee,” she said when I finally figured out […]