A LONG ROAD HOME

“We do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” –John Steinbeck I will never forget my daddy’s expression when I came home that morning. I never told what happened to me that night; only my daddy knew. It was June 6th 1960 and I’d taken my sweetheart, Norma Jean to the drive-in movies in…

Opened a secret letter By BABYLON

Gibson’s Steak-Fish-House Chicago, Il FICTION A mother and daughter are meeting for a lunch date in one of Chicago’s favorite food spots in the city. “Good afternoon ladies… what are we having today?” Smiled the waiter. Mother: I think I’ll try the Australian Lobster Tail and let’s see… I think, I’ll have the Loaded Wedge…

ELEVEN FOURTEEN By BABYLON -FICTION

FICTION It was November 14th, a cold winter in Chicago and the snow was coming down like confetti, I answered an ad in the newspaper. The interview would take place in downtown Chicago in the very heart of the city. The address for my job interview was 1114 Lake Shore Drive. I hadn’t been downtown…