Now I'm 46

Another year has come and gone – this one seemed to go by very quickly for me. I had a lot going on, many changes began here and continued. I left Alcoholics Anonymous It was a while in the making. I finally saw the inner workings of the service side of AA, what I assumed […]

Eric John – An Interlude

Somewhere over the Atlantic ocean a man named Eric john listened to the ice cubes hit his glass as he swirled his drink over the sound of the droning of the aircraft and the various conversations by the other passengers. The brandy waters down by the ice cubes but would have to do, it was a […]

Eric John – Part VIII

The beginning of this story can be found here: Eric John Eric John had been missing two days now. The police had questioned Mrs Smithton, but she had slipped into a shock where she couldn’t seem to talk at all. She would just stare straight ahead at nothing. Once in a while a tear would […]

Eric John – Part VII

You can read earlier parts of this story starting here: Eric John  Mrs. Wirsing was worried sick when Eric John didn’t show up for class after the second period. She just knew something bad had happened, the children’s services worker that she had met had assured her he would be in the same school district. […]

Thoughts on Eric John

One of the things I don’t think I do well when I write a story is dialogue. It just doesn’t seem to come off well and I don’t like it. I’ve done it a few times where it seems ok but when I look at it I have doubt about what I’ve done and if […]

Eric John – Part V

You can read earlier chapters here – IV here: Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV This multi-part story a rather new thing for me to try to do – it started with a Parts I and II keeping me up at night running around in my brain being crazy. So I had to write […]

Eric John – Part IV

Part I can be found here: Eric John Part II can be found here: Eric John II Part III can be found here: Eric John III Eric John spent the day with the folks from children’s services. They kept asking him the same questions over and over a million different ways. He wanted to scream […]

Eric John Part III

Part I can be found here: Eric John Part II can be found here: Eric John II After Eric John’s mother dropped him off for school that morning from the bus stop, she headed for her own job like any other day. Her walk to work each day was about a mile – it was […]

Eric John – Part II

Part I can be found here: Eric John Wednesday morning Eric John woke up late. His mother had not knocked on the door with her regular greeting, his door was still shut, his room quiet. With trepidation he rose from his bed and headed for his mother’s room to check on her. Her bedroom door was still […]

Eric John

I haven’t gotten much sleep the last few nights, I’ve had this story brewing inside my head and more and more of it keeps coming out. I’d be just about ready to fall asleep and another part would creep into my thoughts and I’d have to see how it played out. So here we are […]