Ahead of the Curve http://www.piercehaven.us Tomorrow's thoughts - today! Sun, 12 Aug 2018 14:23:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.8 https://i2.wp.com/piercehaven.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/StiffDrink13c.jpg?fit=26%2C32 Ahead of the Curve http://www.piercehaven.us 32 32 58847749 Thanks for all the memories, Harley. You will be missed. http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=232 http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=232#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:12:22 +0000 http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=232 On September 2, 2006, a 3.5 pound fur ball became a part of the Pierce family. That was the day that Harley, a run of the mill, runt of the litter barn cat came home with my daughter.

I have never been much of a cat person as I prefer trainable, working class dogs. [...]]]> http://www.piercehaven.us/?feed=rss2&p=232 0 232 The Old Man and the Rose http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=201 http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=201#comments Sat, 23 Dec 2017 21:31:49 +0000 http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=201 Author’s note: Each year during the Christmas season, tens of thousands of elderly people are left alone. Please take the time to send a card, make a phone call or stop by and visit with someone who would otherwise be alone during the holidays. I wrote this short story during the holiday season in 1987, [...]]]> http://www.piercehaven.us/?feed=rss2&p=201 1 201 Yellow #2 http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=172 http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=172#respond Tue, 04 Jul 2017 22:36:33 +0000 http://www.piercehaven.us/?p=172 There are thousands of amazing items in our lives that we take for granted every day. Shoe laces and zippers, forks and spoons, even batteries. Perhaps the one item that is overlooked and dismissed daily without so much as a second thought, is the pencil.

Writing has existed for millennia. History records that the first [...]]]> http://www.piercehaven.us/?feed=rss2&p=172 0 172