The Cemetery at Night

Chapter 12         Miss Georgia had glanced at the clock before she left her house. It was nearing midnight. She had waited until the lights when out in Abigail’s and Monroe’s homes. She didn’t want nor need anyone telling her she was being foolish. So, she crept down to the cemetery feeling like a fugitive. […]

Advice From a Friend

  Chapter 9 Letitia’s front room was small, but bright and cozy. Smiling, she invited Miss Georgia to sit in her rocker.      “What a nice surprise, Georgia,” she said. “I’m glad you decided to move into town. Your parents’ farm was a mighty long way out and you, being by yourself and all, were […]

A Sweet Treat

A Sweet Treat

Chapter 6 Miss Georgia baked that tried and true picker-upper that always made folks feel just a bit better, a coconut cream pie. It was still warm from the oven when she placed it in a basket and took it two doors down to Roe Williams’ house. As she passed Abigail’s home, her friend waved […]

A Further Development

Chapter 5 Miss Georgia banged her hoe into her flower bed, causing a startled toad to hop out of the way. Gardening was an excellent release of too much adrenalin or worry or whatever ailed a person. And, after a morning of visiting four different shops in town and talking with Smudge Littleton at the […]

So Long, September

So Long, September

Preparation Shy and busy meadow mouse, Scamper to your tunnel house. Something in the wind says, “scurry”, Seasons change, it’s time to hurry. Days grow short and nights grow cold; Eat as much as you can hold. Tunnel down and burrow deep; Pass the winter wrapped in sleep.               […]

A Shadow on the Rock, Chapter 2

A Shadow on the Rock, Chapter 2

Chapter Two The trail Miss Georgia followed dipped down into a small ravine. In rainy weather, a creek meandered through, but now only a few pools of water puddled in the low places. This wet weather creek dead-ended farther back in the woods, in a cave. Miss Georgia had only been as far as the […]

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