A flash of green sparked in the growing dusk, then another. Ellie inhaled deeply of the night air, the sweet undertones of mowed grass mixed with the heady perfume of the pale pink roses growing along gazebo. As the sun disappeared, replaced by the pale grayness of oncoming night, the heat from the day also… Continue reading Magic Moments
I confess, I don’t know much about football, but I do have some basic understanding. I know it’s the dream of many high school boys to play in the NFL. They practice and strive to earn a spot to play on a college team. As college comes to an end, the best hope the NFL… Continue reading When the Call Comes
Becky surveyed the table. All the same potluck foods lined up in a hodge-podge of a mess. Sweet and sour meatballs languished in crock pot nestled next to a platter of celery stuffed with cream cheese. Really? Who brings something like celery to a party? There really were other places Becky could be tonight.… Continue reading Party of One
I think there are some things that are universal with women. Feeling beautiful to someone is one of those things we all seem to desire. As a teenager, I turned to magazines for definitions for what the world wanted women to look like. That created some ideas that have really bogged me down over… Continue reading The Beauty of a Woman
Marta pulled her skirt taut and lowered into a chair across from her patient. She crossed her legs and tugged the blue material down over her knees. Her patient watched every movement as if trying to capture them on film. She watched as his eyes made their way down her calf to her ankle. The… Continue reading Therapy Can’t Help Everything
The pace of life these days is frenetic. We rush from one thing to the next, until finally dropping into bed at the end of the day. I’m just as guilty as the next person. It always feels like there should be more time. I’m constantly saying, “I thought I had plenty of time. This… Continue reading Are You Weary?
Life has been a little busy these days, and I didn't get a story finished for today. But, I've had lots of questions about my story from last week. It seems inquiring minds want to know... ...what was behind that locked door in the rental house!?! So, let's hear it...what do you think? Since… Continue reading What’s Behind the Locked Door?
The next month has become very busy for me, so I'm going to be sharing some of my favorite quotes and pictures on Wednesdays. Saturdays will still feature a short story.
You know…there is nothing more tempting than a locked door. When I moved into the house, the door to the extra room was locked. I tried to pick the lock with a hair pin to no avail. I know, you’re wondering, why a guy like me has a hairpin, but that’s not the point… Continue reading The Locked Room