Just for Kicks – Up Time / Down Time

I have three sisters. We spent a good part of our childhood in competition with each other as that was encouraged by our parents; not on purpose but the side effect of fickle favoritism and random penalizing. Even so, we often got on harmonious “kicks”which were spurts of obsession with one activity or another and … Continue reading Just for Kicks – Up Time / Down Time

He Did What? – characters running the show

Once I wrote a novel called, “Lilies in the Spring”. It is about a brother and sister, fifteen years apart in age. The parents die in a car crash and the brother must raise his thirteen year old sister. The story started with the brother’s childhood before the sister was born. He was an independent … Continue reading He Did What? – characters running the show

What’s in a Name? Storm Weaver – 7

The woman wails. Picking up the brown pebble my fingers brush up against, a larger stone, mostly covered by earth. But I see the outline of an unnatural square stone. The woman stops crying, She begins clawing at the tufts of grass encroaching on it until she lifts it upright.Her face streaked with dirt and … Continue reading What’s in a Name? Storm Weaver – 7