“Skinny Santa”

fullsizeoutput_b0cI pass a man often (including last week, pictured) while traveling at the speed of bike whom I nicknamed Skinny Santa years ago. He served as the model for a repeating character in my overlapping collection of flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography, Stranger Things Happen.

I pass people and scenes from my book so often that it’s as if I’m living in the movie every single day, with a storyline that just keeps going. Maybe you’ve seen moments like these, too: