Cold Coffee Chronicles

Poetry, fiction, children’s stories, and more


  • Philip the Fly Kid’s Coloring Book

    Mark your calendars for next Tuesday 2/7/23! I’ll be launching my first ever coloring book based on popular Philip the Fly illustrations! Stay tuned for a special event announcement as well! I’ll be doing a live read along and coloring activity at a local book store. More deets soon! Continue reading

  • The Boardwalk

     Carnival Games Pit, pat, pit, pat, the clap of the man’s feet matched the rhythm of the tide. His shoes sunk into the grains of sand. When he turned around, he could catch a glimpse of the waves claiming the prints as their own. The sky matched the cotton candy he’d sold earlier in the… Continue reading

  • A Parent’s Pride

    Since his wife has used the computer mostly for her online shopping it had been mostly collecting cobwebs in the basement for nine months now . He had no real purpose for it except to email his twice and third removed relatives every couple weeks or so. He fancied the bible over any text his… Continue reading

  • Blooming Thought from White Lotus

    My husband and I have been glued to this season’s White Lotus. The scenery is devastatingly beautiful, the acting is sharp, and the tension is palatable. You already know this though. In episode 6, there’s an exchange between Porria and the hunky Essex hottie Jack (that detail isn’t relevant but I mean cmonnnn) that embodies… Continue reading

About Me

An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.