Call Me By Your Name – A Return to Eden?

*Contains spoilers* I have watched this film three times now, and it gets better at each viewing. Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name is a feast for the senses – an erotic buffet filled to the brim with symbolism, intellect and culture. But most of all, innocence. Call Me By Your Name is the story of 17 year-old Elio’s sudden infatuation with 24 year-old … Continue reading Call Me By Your Name – A Return to Eden?

Jingle Balls – Friday Flash Fic., March 16

Dear Lord, it was sweltering outside. How was I supposed to get in the Christmas spirit surrounded by palm trees, surfers and ancient volcanoes? I’d jumped at the opportunity to move to Hawaii when the possibility of a transfer had come up within the company. It had been absolutely amazing for the first six months until I’d realized that nothing was changing. The weather was … Continue reading Jingle Balls – Friday Flash Fic., March 16

Scrabble – Nathan’s Flash Fic Challenge for March

My buddy, Nathan, runs a Flash Fiction challenge each month. He picks randomly from a selection of genres, objects, and locations and the results for March were: a Romance, with a VHS cassette, in a fire watch tower. So I kind of played fast and loose with those guidelines because that’s how I roll. Also, the stories are supposed to be within a 1000 word … Continue reading Scrabble – Nathan’s Flash Fic Challenge for March

One-Night-Stand – Friday Flash Fic., March 2nd

He stood looking out the glass walls at the small backyard. Concrete walls surrounded the tiny space but for a large cutout at the side that let in the bright morning sunshine and gave a soft blue tint to the stone. Lionel could see greenery and remembered the lush surroundings of the place that he’d seen the previous evening when he’d stumbled onto the dark … Continue reading One-Night-Stand – Friday Flash Fic., March 2nd

Is It March Already?

Whew, is it really March??? Winter flew by incredibly fast this year! We just celebrated my son’s 11th birthday and spring weather is upon us a little early. I know that the snow and cold will make a reappearance before this month is over but I’m really enjoying it right now. I only have one work week left (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday) before getting 11 days … Continue reading Is It March Already?

Cover Reveal – Confessions, Robbie, by Ella Frank

This fall I read the Temptations series by Ella Frank and really fell in love with her characters and writing style. I agreed to be part of a cover reveal blitz for her next book which is the beginning of a brand new series called Confessions. The first book, Robbie, featuring a minor character from the Temptations series is set to be released soon and … Continue reading Cover Reveal – Confessions, Robbie, by Ella Frank