The Needle And The Damage Done

Steve Weddle held a writing challenge this last week in the name of Hilary Davidson. The prize her book, THE DAMAGE DONE, signed. Pretty sweet. Only requirements were that it reference Canadian Neil Young and actress Ava Gardner.

The story came quick, but went through several iterations. It doesn’t feel quite complete, but I hope it makes for a good story a good story and you enjoy.

Link: http://ronearl.com/fiction/the-needle-and-the-damage-done/

A tale of two cats

As long as I can remember, I’ve been a cat guy. I like dogs well enough, don’t get me wrong, but cats have a special magic about them. I’ve had and been around cats most of my 40 years. One thing I’ve never had to deal with is their deaths. I’ve always been away or not involve during the actual passing.

In the past 5 days I have lost two cats: Buddy, a wedding gift to my wife, and Kiki, a stray kittenless Siamese.

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