If you look at the top row of listed pages on this website, you'll notice a new one. It's called L'il Bits and Snips. I started it to accommodate the occasional essays I feel compelled to write. Most of them are too long, really, for newspapers, unless broken down into multiple segments, and too short to stretch into a Kindle Single or a full-length book. So, this is the solution I came up with. They get a web page of their own.
The first essay featured in L'il Bits & Snips is about an attempted bank robbery that occurred in Skidmore, Missouri in 1935. My great aunt, her husband, and the stray dog that had adopted them and which they named Fluffy, played a minor part in the events. I have included a picture (the best I could manage ) of the actual note the robber, Grady Ashford, handed to Charles Linville, the bank's cashier. You'll have to read the essay to see how things turned out for Grady.
There is a print copy of L'il Bits and Snips, which is being included with my new book, Dying By Inches, released in February 2016.
I hope you enjoy it.