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It Happened On A Sunday - Aliens Came To Earth

It happened on a Sunday. Everyone thought it just was a regular Sunday. No one knew it would be a historic moment for mankind. Some people were sleeping in. Some were going to church. Some were doing a crossword puzzle and drinking coffee. Just the usual Sunday stuff. But this wasn’t a usual Sunday. It was the Sunday that aliens came to Earth...

Earliest Musical Memories

When I was a little kid my family and I would walk up to the small church on the corner on Sunday nights. And sit on really hard wooden pews. And sometimes a huge bus would pull up and park in the church driveway, and a singing group would come out of the bus and give a concert. And I would like that a lot, especially if the music was lively...

Sea Monsters Of Old And Marshmallows

I awoke and found myself at the ocean. I had no memory of how I got there. The sky was cinematic gray. As I began to walk along the beach I was alone. Then the whole world began to shake like I was in a Jason Bourne movie. I felt ill. So I ran. Eventually I fell down on the sand. The shaking stopped. I looked out at the crashing waves and suddenly Leviathan, The Kraken, The Giant Squid, and several other sea monsters of old appeared near the shore. One by one...

Man Cave Vs. Real Cave

One time I went for a walk in the woods and saw a hole in the side of a mountain. I thought “Maybe that is a cave. Hey, I have a man cave. I should go in and see how my cave stacks up against a real cave. So I did. Well, first thing I noticed was it was really dark in there. Score one for the man cave...

A Journey Remembered

My journey was a long one, and fraught with peril. I crossed great woods. I forded raging rivers. I traversed expansive swamps. I climbed mighty mountains. Finally I reached the shore of a vast ocean and stood wondering what was on the other side. As I pondered this enigma

Stupid Kid Story

Most of us do stupid stuff as kids. My generation had no idea there would be the Internet and eBay or we wouldn’t have stuck baseball cards in our bike spokes to hear them flap. I wouldn’t have given all my Hot Wheels cars to my cousin when I got too old for them. In fact...