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 →

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 →

Sky Writing

As I look out the window into the day, I notice a routine of hustle and bustle,  the parked cars, the driving cars, the busy people and the strolling people. I glance upwards and I see the billowy clouds tucked into a grand spacious majestic blue sky. Jesus watches me as I pray in faith... Continue Reading →

Just For Today

Just for today I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle my whole life problems at once. I can do something for twelve hours that would appall me if I felt that I had to keep it up for a lifetime. Just for today I will be happy. This assumes to... 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 →

Starting a Podcast 101

Introduction My latest endeavor was to start a podcast and it wasn’t my idea. Yet, once I started there was no stopping or holding me back. The question that came to mind and I’m sure through most people's minds, is how to get started. It wasn’t much a dilemma for me as I always tinkered... 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 →

Poetic Wisdom

Poetic Wisdom A Lunchtime Poem By David Morgan September 5, 2018 Introduction I was Inspired by an invitation to read QAnon website. Shortly afterwards, I took a lunchtime ride to the coffee shop with my little brown journal and pen. I call it a poem but it's not written in poetic verse, rhyme or meter.... Continue Reading →

The art of Being in San Francisco

The choir of seagulls, they gather at dock of Fisherman's Wharf. The royal red crab lay there still. The clackety ‘ol streetcar heard up the hill. The coldest Bay in July. The coldest day in July. The street poet tells an urban lore The scene for those who dare be poor. The cigarette ban at... Continue Reading →

i ve just seen the face

Facebook has become the faces of many thoughts on one view. Opinions, Trump, Ads, kudos videos, sloppy videos, real news, fake news, good news, bad news, cat photos, dog photos, even people photos and mothering scrapbooks. In a matter of a ten second scroll I know all the worlds business and I don’t mean the... Continue Reading →

The Beat Goes On

When nothing left to write I tend to take liberty and write a biography of someone or people that may have been of some influence. I was always intrigued by the Beat Generation, how it started and what it transformed. Coffee Shops, cafes or bookstores, I think it may have been a combination of all... Continue Reading →

Graffiti

When I was a teenager in New York I had a strange urge to write on the side of a building using spray paint. I look back today at that and I find the same urge but to put on paper. I would get arrested right now if I would write “Graffiti. But as a... Continue Reading →

Lemon Parsley Chicken Cutlets Nana’s Style

Lemon Parsley Chicken Cutlets “Nana’s Chicken Cutlets” By David Morgan Introduction The simplicity of chicken cutlets when done right is like heaven in your mouth. This recipe is a little more than a simple chicken cutlet but will satisfy, stupendify and delectify your senses and it’s been a family secret for generations. When I was... Continue Reading →

A Scene from A Near Escape

Characterization: The scene from "A Near Escape" is 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... 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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