Eras of the Past and Present

Eras of the Past and Present

As I mentioned yesterday on Facebook, I found an old picture of myself all decked out for a heritage talk. I found it as I was cleaning out stuff in the back bedroom. Through the years, all kinds of things have accumulated. In fact, I was happily surprised to find a few things I had […]

The Hub of Her Existence

The Hub of Her Existence

OK, here it is, a plain, old-fashioned spooky story I wrote more than three decades ago. This is the first half. I don’t know that I like the ending which will be tomorrow. If you have some ideas of how you’d like the story to end, please send them along in the comment section. Prepare […]

A Little Light Romance

A Little Light Romance

Let me tell you, I’m a dreamer–always have been, probably always will be. “Moonlight and Roses” is one of my favorite songs and I’ll bet not many of you have ever heard it. It’s an old, gentle, romantic song. Like a lot of things, I’m afraid the word romance has taken on a new meaning […]

Once Upon a Rooftop–Conclusion

Once Upon a Rooftop–Conclusion

Once Upon a Rooftop (Part 4) I position the vacuum inside my fireplace in the living room. Going outdoors, I lug the ladder and brush to the eaves. The wind whips my hair into my eyes. Sam is right. ┬áThe clouds are decidedly stormy. I don’t care. Maybe a little rain will help cool me […]

Once Upon a Rooftop, Part II

Once Upon a Rooftop, Part II

Once Upon a Rooftop Part Two The Lamplighter has a reputation for excellent food as well as a romantic ambience. An attractive brass and iron lantern with a candle inside is attached to the wall by every table. Potted trees and ferns are situated to give diners an illusion of privacy. As I walk into […]

One Mountain Climbed, Now Onward…

One Mountain Climbed, Now Onward…

Such an odd daylight this morning, sort of a yellowish glow. The sun is not yet up but darkness took its leave before I could reach my computer. This is the time when the world seems hushed, not fully awake. Not a leaf stirs on the trees and only a couple of neighbors have passed […]