Cobwebs hung on the frame and fluttered in the breeze of the open window; the sunlight illuminating half his face, as he gazed in the mirror. He traced the lines on his forehead and picked at the corners of his mouth, where part of his lunch had dried. His hand reached for his hair line, … Continue reading Cobwebs
It’s never easy pulling teeth, it’s certainly not like in them gangster films. For a start those roots really don’t wanna give, so when you combo that with trying to grip a tooth with pliers – it’s like threading a needle holding a jackhammer. Nope, it sure ain’t easy, and when ya couple that with … Continue reading Pulling Teeth
We loved to play hide and seek - we loved the game of it, the simple joy and thrill of it.
Daffodil breeze and muggy heat we’d stop to play - the count to 60 and hide of it. We lived small but big with it. When the world sighed, and grumbled, we’d stop - anywhere, anytime to play our game.
It was a cloudless sky and there was a light breeze coming from the north west that rustled the corn just enough to be relaxing. Keith and Joe sat in the shade of a parasol outside the control tower of the little country air strip. To say control tower may have been a stretch as … Continue reading Clear as a Cloudless Sky
I tell ya it’s the sweetest reason I’ve heard for a broken leg. Jimmy clean broke it in three places and it was painful as all hell, but he would’ve done it again in a heartbeat. Ya see Mary just loved music, anything, and everything - she lapped it up as fast as she could … Continue reading Sweetest Reason
The candlelight gave the room a warm glow that belayed its cause. Mood had nothing to do with this antiquated form of illumination. One bet at a time, Joshua had slowly been testing his system - until the red letters flooded in, the water company cut him off, the electricity company sued him. The cupboards … Continue reading Lucked Out
With a smile the nurse handed the baby girl to the beaming mother. Bundled up and gurgling, she was the picture of happiness as she slowly adjusted to life outside the womb. Gazing down at them both, her father crossed his arms and looked nervously at the man dressed in a black suit and red … Continue reading Herons Gift