1. Canyon Fire 2

    Ash floats down like snowfall from a Halloween sky. An orange sun glows like hot embers behind billowing brown clouds. The street is cast in an eerie glow as the silent white ash wafts on the breeze.
  2. Neither Forgiveness Nor Permission

    It was nearly empty, vacant tables dotting the walls, unfilled chairs skewed at odd angles from earlier departures. I hooked my backpack over a deserted chair, choosing a table with a view, then stood waiting at the register. A quick swirl of unruly blond hair caught my eye as a woman plunked herself down at… Continue Reading »