Tall Tale

A Somewhat True Tall Tale: Trip to Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska - The front half of a chopped-up, orange Volkswagen beetle sat on the front porch of the Hollywood Candy shop. Protruding from the wall across from it, a five-foot tall nose inhaled the delicate fragrance of the flowers filling both sides of the path.  Keagan and I stepped up to the door, careful to steer… Continue reading A Somewhat True Tall Tale: Trip to Omaha


Without a Peep

August 11, 2017, Bloomington, MN - In early July, five years after opening, Just Born Candy Company's Peep store in the Mall of America closed up shop.  Candy Universe now presides over the first-floor location. Details are unclear and, as of this reporting, no official account of the store closing has been found. However, unidentified mall workers… Continue reading Without a Peep

News & Events

Life in a Fallen World Launch

On September 7, 2017, I will launch Life in a Fallen World, a website offering Biblical strategies and encouragement for navigating hard times.  Encounter devotions, original stories, and (bad) poetry contributed by myself and other writers. Follow Life in a Fallen World on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook for updates. "Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, 'I am the light… Continue reading Life in a Fallen World Launch