The Amazing Race by R.G. Ryan Originally published in Snapshots At St. Arbuck's Vol 2, Available from Amazon.com Six a.m. on a mid-summer Sunday morning. I was sitting at a sidewalk table outside a St. Arbuck’s on Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood—“WeHo” to the locals—doing a bit of people watching and thinking about … Continue reading The Amazing Race
The Storehouse Of Days by R.G. Ryan This story was first published in Snapshots At St. Arbuck's Vol 1, available at Amazon.com I would see him every morning without fail on the patio of a local coffee bar in Barcelona. He sat there in the sun, head back, eyes closed and simply breathing. By his … Continue reading The Storehouse Of Days
Who’ll Stop The Rain? ©2014 R.G. Ryan The rain began ten days ago, and hasn't let up once—not even for a moment. Relentless and unceasing it falls in a seeming attempt to cover the surface of the earth in a deluge of Biblical proportions. My umbrella ceased to function the morning of the third … Continue reading Who’ll Stop The Rain
NOTE: I used to do these 5Word Challenges all the time, mainly because I enjoyed the, well...challenge. It's been a while now, but I really like this little story. twilight, crush, brazen, remind, favor Sleepy, silky streams of twilight caressed my face as the first day of summer drew to a close. Given my … Continue reading 5Word Challenge
You might as well know right up front that I'm not comfortable writing about myself.I find it pretentious at best and self-serving at the worst. Nevertheless, my publicist told me to come up with a short bio, so... I grew up on the Central California coast in a sleepy little agricultural community called Watsonville, but … Continue reading Who Is This Guy Anyway?