What do I do next

"Peter cast his net on the other side", the fisherman. The pelican catches the fish for he has abundance, another fisherman. Me? I threw my net on the other side and I made a catch. It was not as fast as Peter's story but it came to fruition yet it's not the destination. But the... Continue Reading →

Today’s Special:Chicken Salad Sandwich

Mary and David are bananas. A most outrageous challenge that added to Spiritual Growth. A leaky kitchen faucet that grew and grew. . . You will want to hear about this. The bananas are a reminder, careful DON'T SLIP! Mary and David have a unique Thanksgiving. Included: Drinking by night and running a restaurant by... Continue Reading →

Post Card from Cinque Terre

  Characterization: This escape scene after Sophia and Jon, the main characters in my novella (a work in progress) escape a chase by Jack Crawford and the drunken conductor, whom I haven’t named yet. Victor, the Mariachi player, helps them get away. The scene starts after they arrive at a Villa in a town in... Continue Reading →

Another Curtis Street Christmas

Introduction: T'was the night before the start of a new Holiday Season.  A Happy season full of songs of chestnuts roasting, eggnog cheer and I get frazzled and dazzled when it gets to be that time again. Also time to write a new blog post. Never knowing where to start. All I know it's "time"... Continue Reading →

A Scene from “The Chase is On”

As I work on my novella I find that I am introducing characters in odd ways and then incorporating an element of surprise when they appear again. This time with purpose. Here is another snippet of the novella. It's small. "I don't want to give too much away!" Sophia was racing up the spiral staircase.... Continue Reading →

A Room with a View

In late April, Jon Seaborn and his friend Alfredo Grotto were arriving by train to Porta Santa Lucia, a small town in Italy on the Mediterranean coast. The town itself dates back to the 15th century. The streets are paved with cobblestone, each stone seemingly able to tell it’s own story through its dents and... Continue Reading →

Easy Does It Podcast

The moment I introduce “The Easy Does It Podcast” to the Curtis Street blog is confirmation of a moment I was future thinking back in time. I never thought it would come to be. So, without further ado let me introduce you to the Easy Does It Podcast Show! Starring myself and my wife Mary.... Continue Reading →

A Scene On The Train

A snippet from a novella that started as a blog but I just kept writing. Sophia and Jon are the two main characters and in this scene they are on board a train to . . . a city in Europe... Enjoy!   People moved about freely. Our conductor arrived to check our passports. A... Continue Reading →

The Most Peculiar Cafe

A true story with a little imagination. The Place In the quaint Florida coastal town of Vero Beach, I stepped into a coffee shop with an odd mixture of small town folks in what I thought to be an ordinary cafe. Not unusual to notice that people were talking or reading and writing at their... Continue Reading →

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