Between the Lines: “Elephant”

Posted on Aug 5, 2015 in Stories
Between the Lines: “Elephant”

She said, “Andy, you’re better than your past. So you gotta just let it go. Regret doesn’t do any of us any good, no way.” She’d always been so good to me, even when I didn’t deserve it. Somehow, she knew my heart was in the right place and she winked at me with that […]

Between the Lines: “Along the Way”

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in Stories
Between the Lines: “Along the Way”

God. How’d I get here? I had a life way back in Tennessee. It wasn’t much of a life, but it was mine. And it was good. Well … good enough. The only reminder of it left, I still got a picture of my bride-to-be. Man, she’s beautiful. I loved her from the moment I […]

Between the Lines: “Before It Falls”

Posted on Jul 24, 2015 in Stories
Between the Lines: “Before It Falls”

The picture from the television keeps shifting the shadows in the room. The ceiling, a Rorschach test that I’m failing. The lamp isn’t on, but a light from down the hallway casts him in silhouette from where I’m sitting on the floor leaning my back into the softness of the chair. I watch the ash […]