Deck Cheatham

No Excuses

Allowing intrusion to seep through as I’m oft to do – taking a phone call I shouldn’t, saying yes when I should say no, taking on frivolous endeavors, allowing the trivial to creep in – leads down a path going nowhere, designed for procrastination and avoidance, to be busy at all the wrong things and …

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Six Words

“OK, writers. Two minutes.” AAUGH! Two minutes to write six words describing my life scared me into certain galvanic skin responses so well-developed during my school years – shortness of breath, no breath, rapid heartbeat, uh—-oh butterflies. Why didn’t someone tell me writer’s groups gave pop quizzes? I sat. I thought. I sat and thought. …

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