Hexagram 57, Wind over Wind

June 2022 Flash Challenge, Day 29 As the doctor retraced the spots, the man remembered the trails and how simple life could be there. He’d blown through a lot of savings, planned his hike endlessly, then hiked an anemic 500 miles before calling it quits. The actual number was closer to 380. The last 120… Continue reading Hexagram 57, Wind over Wind

Heating Pad

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 75 And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain Thrilled me – filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before; The Raven – Edgar Allan Poe It was the heating pad controller that inspired so many nightmares and haunted thoughts during my three-week self-quarantine. The heating pad… Continue reading Heating Pad


Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 39 I loved Tae Kwon Do from the start. It was the discipline I needed as a pudgy, soft teenager. I only reached the level of green belt, but I always preferred the flashy kicks so commonplace in TKD. The back kick, the spinning wheel kick, the hook kick,… Continue reading Dwight