Big Black

Everyone is a friend at Clay Pond; with a few exceptions.

The Adventure into Nature Begins BIG BLACK Prelude To Clay Pond The story of Clay Pond is more than a legend; its an actual account of the lives of every one who ever lived here. Each creature was important, and no one was superior to any one else. The pond was created by a meteor landing at the site of an artesian well. This pond was spring fed as a result and would never...Read On

Flash Fiction(1)

In My Mind, You Matter

It's not about 'what's in your wallet', but what's really in your head.

You’re probably wondering where the voices in your head come from. I’m here to set the record straight. I wasn’t always so opinionated, but now I must speak up. Some call me the man in the moon. Well, that’s your easy definition! I’m neither man nor woman; I’m your conscience. You know the old saying: “Let your conscience be your guide.” Not many adhere to this; fewer today are listening to...Read On



Going Nutz

"It's not funny until someone gets hurt", as we will see here.

Jan 25, 2015 35 Views: The news article read like this: “Wanted: Squirrel sought for contempt of court.” Family Court Judge M. Mulroy was the victim of a broad daylight heist in her own court room Wednesday. She described the suspect as 6 inches tall, gray, with a bushy tail and beady little eyes, which was last seen sprinting toward Jefferson Street with the judge's stash of...Read On



Another Heavenly Flower Blooms

A Place in Heaven, a new name also

Another Heavenly Flower Blooms { The scriptures tell us we will have a new name in Glory} By Don Ford We see our garden flowers in bloom. They brighten up a summer’s day. Grown for all their fragrance – color; They cheer us on our earthly way. But ever think that God above; Who also planted us below, Who draws each flower from...Read On


In Search of Another

Who will regard the Homeless?

That person on the street is someone's relative. [Dedicated to both the caring and the homeless.] In his place on a quiet block –  There lived a very simple man.  His walk like steps to music,  He always had a Master plan. * He thought of others constantly,  And how each lived their life.  His kindness never overlooked,  As he helped a hundred souls...Read On


My Dog Ate It

Nothing funnier than some of our excuses.

My Dog Ate It The excuses they are so varied, Why one’s homework is never done. On Mondays it’s easy to say: “On the weekend - we took a vacation.” Teacher said you had enough time “But my puppy had run away. We looked for him into the night. My homework I had to delay.” “It’s not that I hate all the homework. There’s so much, I can’t get it all done. Just too much going on in...Read On


Wooden Boy 1

A Dream can come true - it can happen to you!

Story telling in both verse and prose What is in the Well? Chapter 1: Wooden Boy1 It's hard to say when it began  My thoughts of being a boy  My Master Carver built me I was his greatest joy Someone to share his life with  To play with and enjoy The same to tell his stories to  Not just another wooden toy Then something magical occurred  It happened just like that  ...Read On


Wooden Boy 2

Being born one of seven siblings, I was always looking for a place to escape for solace. :-}

I want to be that wooden boy I wish to have that life of ease With strings to lift and pull me up  With no responsibilities Some days I'm down - too tired to play  But as a toy and wooden boy  I'd just have fun and play all day  Games and puzzles I'd employ Go ahead and string me up  It won't be a surprise to me  I'm looking forward to it  Somehow it is my destiny ...Read On