Reuben’s Bounty


Reuben’s Bounty A short story by Randy Stuart Reuben sat still and silent on the gray mare and squinted up at the tall, rocky draw leading to the flat ridge….

Inch by Inch, Row by Row


This summer I watched an amazing feat of architectural engineering just outside my bedroom window. A colony¬†of wasps built a nest up under the eaves, protected from the wind and…

Breaking Surface


“Let no one keep you from your journey, no rabbi or priest, no mother who wants you to dig for treasures she misplaced, no father who won’t let one life…

Art Is Like Manure


Thornton Wilder, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and novelist, remarked that “Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around encouraging young things to grow.” The other thing…