A Close Encounter of the Scary Kind

A Close Encounter of the Scary Kind

In case you’ve forgotten The Cemetery Club, here’s part of an exciting chapter. We find Darcy and her mother Flora driving east toward Fayetteville during a rainstorm. The highway is deserted…or so they think. As we crossed the Ventris River Bridge, rain came down harder. Switching my wiper speed to “fast,” I made sure the […]

Landscaping and Building and a Mystery

Landscaping and Building and a Mystery

  One of the many nice things about writing is that I get to go places and do things I could never do in real life. And, I get to live where I want, in the sort of house I like. When Darcy and Flora moved to their new home (Grave Heritage) I designed the […]

The Golden Light at the End of the Day

The Golden Light at the End of the Day

  There’s something about the late afternoon, just before the supper hour, when the day is winding down  and the light lies golden and still through the windows. There’s a hush, a silence in empty rooms, a quiet acceptance that the day is over and soon the sun will slip beneath the horizon. Memories return […]

Shadows on the Wall

Shadows on the Wall

Yesterday afternoon was a lazy afternoon at home. At loose ends after church and dinner with the family, I wandered into the front room and my old stand-by, the piano. It’s a friend I’ve turned to for many years. Digging some well-liked music from my piano bench, I sat down and played. Tunes have always […]

Got Any Giants?

Got Any Giants?

“Got any rivers you think are uncrossable? Got any mountains you can’t tunnel through? God specializes in things thought impossible. He can do things others cannot do.”                         –Author Unknown That little chorus is running through my mind this morning. Many of us learned […]

Explaining Surgery to Nemo

Explaining Surgery to Nemo

The morning routine is different. Usually, Nemo goes out, I make coffee, Nemo comes in, heads straight for his chewy bone (a teeth cleaner that he likes) then he goes back to his food bowl, eats crunchy mixed with moist, and to his water dish. But, alas! This morning, Nemo can’t have anything to eat […]

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