• Why I Walk

    Originally published on 7-11-2014 I have a picture of one of Baby C’s uncles hanging in his room. A picture of a vibrant young man climbing the rocks of Red River Gorge [...]
  • Isn’t that what a doctor does?

    Editor’s Note: I have over three years worth of material from my old blog. I have decided to begin reposting some of that old material since most of my current audience [...]
  • Another Reason I Walk

    I was 20 years old when the twins’ mother and I began dating. Up to that point in time I had never been in a long-term relationship. I didn’t know how, [...]
  • My Medicine

    [Editor’s Note: I’ve actually been contemplating writing a post about this for quite some time and when I saw today’s prompt, I figured now is as good a [...]
  • Can You Keep A Secret?

    We all have secrets, right? Whether they’re our own or those of our closest confidantes. Some knowledge is just not fit for mass consumption. Some skeletons in our [...]
  • The Next Phase

    When I arrived at my ex’s house Monday evening to pick up the twins, my ex lumbered through the front door clutching a sheet of paper. I mentally braced myself for what [...]
  • The Apple and The Tree

    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,┬áthe old saying goes. It’s an obvious statement, of course. Unless an apple tree is at the top of a hill any apple that [...]
  • Faded Blue Genes

    I walked into the dining room and saw a Wendy’s cup sitting on the table where my twins sat eating. I hadn’t been to Wendy’s that day, and Baby A had been [...]
  • 21 Years

    I didn’t know what I wanted to do after I graduated high school. I knew what I was supposed to do, though. I was to pick a college, bury myself in student loans, and [...]
  • What I Need To Say

    I was signing up for some service; I don’t even remember which one now. Flipboard, I think. Doesn’t really matter. It made me put in an email address so I put in [...]
  • I Tried to Ignore It

    I really did. I thought to myself, “Self, I’m not gonna say anything about it. There’s no sense wading into political waters because you’ll just drown [...]
  • I Couldn’t Resist

    You all know I love to answer questions even though I don’t like to talk. It’s a paradox I’ve yet to comprehend. Anyhow, I’ve stumbled across 116 more [...]
  • Have You Seen Her?

    “You gotta new girlfriend?” she asked inquisitively. “Um, no. Why?” I asked, puzzled. “Well, you’re losing all that weight I figured you [...]
In the spotlight

A Peek Behind the Curtain

by Twindaddy in Uncategorized

We all have that one (or two or three or four…) author. We consume every word like a felon eating his last meal. Whose prose grip us like light trying to escape a black [...]

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