Category Archives: Stories

The Seeker

It all started with curiosity, a simple question really…does something of our essence survive the death of the physical body?  I had always wondered about it, but a devastating loss made it a compulsion to find out.  I had to … Continue reading

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An Old Man and His Place

An old man sits quietly on the bench, looking up at the clouds on a beautiful warm fall day.  He comes to this place often, to sit on the bench and let the sun warm his skin.  From time to … Continue reading

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Letting Go of the Future

It’s Labor Day Weekend 2032. I’ve just retired. Mom and I are sitting comfortably on a matching pair of folding lounge chairs on the sideline of a soccer field at Ipswich River Park in North Reading about to enjoy a … Continue reading

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The Keeper

Practice is over, but the keeper lingers.  He stands in an open space, two soccer fields, back to back, surrounded by pine woods.  He stays near the goals at the middle of the park. Everyone is gone, but he waits.  … Continue reading

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One More Game

This story (wish?) was inspired by a FaceBook post from one of Kevin’s Aztec teammates.  Among the things I’ve written so far it may be my favorite piece.  Soccer was one of the many gifts Kevin gave to me.  I … Continue reading

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