• Review

    Review: Days of Old Works qar***

    Note: the link above is an affiliate link. If you were to make a purchase from it, I would in theory receive a kickback or commission. I prefer to keep things positive on this blog. It isn’t easy, of course,…

  • Fiction

    The Trenchcoat

    A light melody of trombone and French horn lingered with the smell of coffee and the taste of nostalgia. I carefully sipped at my chai, allowing my lips to disarm the heat inside the drink before allowing the liquid to…

  • Life Update

    The Pizza Counter

    At the place I have worked for over the last two years, we have an electric sign that states how many days its been since someone got so hurt it actually slowed production. I am sure there is a proper…

  • Journaling

    She Never Did Win the Lottery

    In almost two decades of working various ends of retail and service, there were few employees quite like the grizzled warrior we’ll call Granny. This story is almost ten years old, but my Facebook feed reminded me of this lady…

  • Review

    Review – The Kimochi Warui Diary

    Note: the above link is an affiliate link; if you make a purchase from it, there’s a chance I’ll get some sort of kickback. For what seems like the longest time, I’ve found myself struggling to sit down and read…

  • Gaming,  Non-Fiction

    First Look – 4theWords

    It was suggested on social media that I try the website 4thewords.com.  It’s apparently one part writing platform and 3 parts MMO.  There is allegedly a very helpful community, lots of support for writers, a way to read the fiction…