A short story about returning home. A young TigerWolf is abducted as a child and grows up far from his home as a slave, a gladiator, and eventually as a free person. Only to find themselves somehow transported across the planet to where he came from. Having been gone for more than 30 years,… Read More Book Review: Homecoming
Everyone likes a good fishing story, right? Well, this is one of those that could start out “No, joke. There I was….” It was a late winter’s day when Grandma decided it was time to go fishing. We’d been off and on all winter, so bundling up for the chill, packing up our gear, and… Read More Cold Day For …
It was six thirty in the morning and I had just thrown my last paper on the route. With a sigh, I glanced over to my route partner to make sure he was buckled in. He had fallen asleep about five miles back, and I didn’t really want to wake him if I didn’t have… Read More A Day I Will #NeverForget
There are times when the pukah do not like me, and there are times when we coexist barely acknowledging each other. This is a tale from way back in my childhood, where I swear the pukah were trying to get my attention. It was one of those golden days of early summer – and… Read More The Tire and the Snake
Home visits can be fun, informative, and usually nothing more than a little unsettling when you’re reaching out to help those in need. I’d just signed on as a mental health worker for a company that had everything I could dream of – a road to advancement, a steady paycheck, and fellow employee/contractors who… Read More Bad Day at the Office
A week ago the rains fell, and fell, and fell, and fell. I seriously thought that they would never quit falling. I was committed to a market stall at our local farmer’s market, and with all the rain, I had nothing to take out. Oh, sure, I had seedlings I hadn’t put out before… Read More Going Green: Attracting the Pukah
Anyone who works with confidential records, please get your switches ready. I have a tale to tattle on myself. When you live in a small town, it is hard to remember that everyone knows just about everyone else. Especially if the families involved have been here for more than two or three generations. I work… Read More Woops!
Well, classes started today. Yeah, that dreaded and expected day finally got here. To prepare last night, I got the backpack packed with all the right books, made sure I had my note taking supplies, the laptop was fully charged, and the alarms were set. All well and good, right? Then, I guess I was… Read More First Day Funnies