Meddling

“Dennis tells me Erin is getting married,” said Jim, dropping the grocery bag onto the counter. “Oh Veronica must be thrilled,” said Gladys. “She’s had her daughter’s grandiose wedding planned for years.” “Apparently Erin’s all upset about it. She and Jason want a simple ceremony on Blueberry Hill where they met.” “And so they should,” huffed... Continue Reading →

Wildfire

An eerie silence descended upon the acrid night air. Lori’s eyes burned as she stood on the porch staring at the crest of the distant hill, her heart pounding. Waiting. And then it was there. Two hundred foot flames shooting into the sky over the summit followed by a roar like a fast approaching freight train. “Rob,... Continue Reading →

Humble Pie

The front door bell chimed.  Mrs. B. smiled as she recognized the young man entering her shop.  “Hi Jason, what brings you here today?  I have freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. Your favorite.” “I know. I could smell them all the way down the street.  But no, I need a pie today.” “What kind of... Continue Reading →

Moving Day

My bookshelves are all empty, The kitchen cupboards lie bare. Even the bed is dismantled- There are dust flakes swirling in the air.   I’m tuckered and stressed because Of all the clutter and mess. I squeeze my Hubby’s hand; my heart’s Feelings way too complex to express.   Chaos ensues when the men Arrive... Continue Reading →

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