Did Someone Say Pizza?

The following short was written in response to a flash fiction challenge over at Carrot Ranch.  In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes pizza. It can be an original pizza pie (or slice) or something pizza-like. Go where the prompt leads! On our last trip to Montreal, I insisted weContinue reading “Did Someone Say Pizza?”

How Much Farther

This was written for today’s FOWC With Fandango or Fandango’s One Word Challenge. Today’s word is “MAP”.  My dad and I were traveling from Montreal to Los Angeles and I was the map reader. This was many years ago. When I think back now about it I have to laugh. Dad would ask how muchContinue reading “How Much Farther”

An Act of Kindness – Bus Fare

Image by Christophe Schindler from Pixabay   Montreal Skyline   Back in the late sixties, yes, the nineteen sixties, bus fare or often called car fare for an adult was thirty-five cents and for anyone twelve and under it was ten cents. This was a time when parents felt it was safe for children, say around the ages ofContinue reading “An Act of Kindness – Bus Fare”

Working Together

This was written for a flash fiction challenge over at Carrot Ranch.  In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about the work of many hands. Is it a cooperative effort or something else? Go where the prompt leads!   Did you know that when I was a boy, my dad, your grandfatherContinue reading “Working Together”

On The Streets of Montreal

My inspiration to write this poem came to me one day while I was on Facebook. A dear friend and poet whom I’d met on HubPages, Vincent Moore, had mentioned that he was having a bit of a dry spell as far as writing. Both of us are from Montreal, and anyways the one thingContinue reading “On The Streets of Montreal”