The afternoon was chilly. It was a proper autumn day. A lost breeze bandied about the grass around the boy’s worn leather boots. The trees stood a distance back waving their arms. The contrast was striking between the tall trees behind and the grassy field ahead. It whipped through the…

Dear reader,

Although there is nothing I like more than creating something for the purpose of showing it to others. However, that was not what this piece was intended to be. I am writing this to sort out some thoughts I am currently having. If you get anything substantive from…

The subject waited patiently in the hallway. He was waiting his turn just like everyone else. Finally he was close enough to see people ducking through the round opening up ahead. Still though, he was quite a distance from the door’s welcoming presence. Even while he stood there, watching so…

Why does it seem like I am trying to run from something? No matter how far I go, or how much I distract myself, there is something that always follows. It moves slowly but steadily behind. As I am painting for breath, running as fast as my legs will carry…

Sometimes I talk too much. Generally, we all value a person who can keep a conversation running. It is a skill to be sure. Not everyone can keep talking with little input from the listener. Of course, sometimes the listener is more inclined to be the speaker and vice versa…

I don’t know about you but often when driving, I find my mind wandering to places far, and often strange. The other day as the scenery whipped past my car, I found myself back at one of the last conversations I had with my Cuban grandmother before she passed away…

We make many decisions every day, thousands of decisions. Some choices dramatically alter your life while others may only tilt its trajectory. Over time many little decisions can build into big ones. However, every decision we make today has the potential to impact us in a significant way down the…

Dear Father,

It seems an odd thing to miss someone who you’ve never met in person. However, recently I have felt an intense urge to be with you. I long for the day that I can stand in your presence and look you in the face. I cannot wait for…

This piece is an adapted version of a previous post I had written elsewhere. It was written as an exercise in colorful description and the role it plays in a strong narrative.

The soft leather armchair seemed to sit by itself in the corner. This is a small but familiar…

Gino Luciano

Let me preface this by saying I’m certainly not anti-technology. On the contrary, I have a deep passion for technology and the role it plays in improving life. Far too many people fall on the side of being technological nomads, trying to escape its ever-growing prevalence. I am also not…

Gino Luciano

I apologize in advance for the run-on sentences.

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