Saturday Stories

Dirk’s Destiny

Dirk strode up the driveway, past the cat sunning itself in the front window, tail sweeping back and forth in slow motion like a conductor in a symphony only he could hear. On the porch, Dirk thumped the front door several times with his fist. He cocked his ear, listening for signs of life inside.… Continue reading Dirk’s Destiny

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Saturday Stories

Tapper

Today's story is a continuation of Party of One. A rap on the window drove Becky’s heart rate even higher. She rolled down her window. “Tapper. Thanks for coming. Get in the car.” She watched as he went around the car and dropped into the seat next to her. “What do you want, Becky?” “Tapper,… Continue reading Tapper

Saturday Stories

Turtle Girl has a Friend

Turtle Girl has a friend. Turtle Girl and Peacock Boy have become friends. One day Peacock Boy tells Turtle Girl that he is no longer a peacock. “See, TG, I have this wig. I’m now a lion! You can address me as King because I am the new king of this zoo.” Turtle Girl asks,… Continue reading Turtle Girl has a Friend

Saturday Stories

The Day that Changed the Little Church in the Palm Trees

Reverend Whitecroft’s last “amen” hung on the thick, sticky air. Ceiling fans turned lazy circles that barely moved the air that hot Sunday morning. In the last row of the little wood church, Billy Ross drifted in and out of sleep, head dropping to one side then jerking back up. Midway up the aisle, on… Continue reading The Day that Changed the Little Church in the Palm Trees