Algiers, an Audio Short Story by James Strauss
May24

Algiers, an Audio Short Story by James Strauss

  Sitting on a park bench in  Santa Fe, contemplating what is worthwhile and remembering Algiers.       Flashback to a childhood encounter with a Legionaire helps bring the recent past and today into perspective.         Audio Version of Algiers by James Strauss. Enjoy     Text Version...

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The Coming of Dawn, A Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss
Feb19

The Coming of Dawn, A Harvey Adventure, Short Story by James Strauss

Observation. Keen patient feline observation. Not notice, interest or simply seeing. Harvey stared, his ears moving undetectably to take in all sound, the nose of his blackened gray muzzle very faintly sniffing the gentle breeze flowing down the hill not far from Bad Taffy’s residence…..

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The Clearing, A Harvey Adventure – Short Story by James Strauss
Mar19

The Clearing, A Harvey Adventure – Short Story by James Strauss

The winter storm took three days to pass and those days were anything but restful or relaxing. Bad Taffy spent the entire time running back and forth from the to inside of the house….

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Alone in the Forest, a Short Story by James Strauss
Dec02

Alone in the Forest, a Short Story by James Strauss

The hike was not a real challenge. Though it would’ve been impossible without his mom’s last gift; the special aluminum snowshoes. Thomas floated across the top of the pure white surface, even though his backpack weighed more than half as much as his own ninety pounds…….

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Wasn’t My War, a poem by James Strauss
Nov09

Wasn’t My War, a poem by James Strauss

It wasn’t my war, Not that stuff going on, Not where it is or where it was.
It’s not my war, Not now and over there, For me it was right here………..

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