Tag Archives: Once More With Feeling

Don’t Tease The Animals

  Mom said there’d be days like this. The twins just won’t leave me alone.  What was in that seal last night?  I can’t recall them being this rambunctious. “Kaneq! . . . Pirta!  Would you two please go outside … Continue reading

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Burning Bridges

  If there is one thing that I’m particularly good at it is burning bridges.  Over the years I’ve torched more than a few; disappointing both friends and family.  None could be repaired, but over the last few years I’ve … Continue reading

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Liquid Sunshine

The thunderstorm rages all afternoon.  A cacophony of flashing light, crackling sound, lashing rain, and fierce wind.  The only sanctuary is under the afghan on the sofa peering out the window as Nature vents her fury upon the land. As … Continue reading

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Summer Has Been Canceled

January 15 – First time we’ve had power in days.  Not much need for it though.  The wood stove is keeping us warm, but the smoke is beginning to affect our breathing.  Food storage is going okay; the entire outdoors … Continue reading

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Renewal

The small cabin was cold, and somewhat damp.  That wasn’t unusual.  Agatha, for all her other skills, could never get the fire properly banked at night.  What was unusual was the sound coming from outdoors; or rather lack of sound.  … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

Morgan pulled her cape tightly around her.  The early morning fog cast the forest in a ghostly grey half-light.  The trees, the path, the flowers, all were devoid of color.  The fairie markings on the trees, though, still stood out … Continue reading

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Bubbles

Mike looked out across the expanse of water inside the large cavern.  The filtered light coming in from the cave entrance cast the still water in an eerie green glow.  The only sound inside the chamber was Mike’s own labored … Continue reading

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Offerings

It had been a very long time since anyone had been up to the old oak tree.  The fields were in full bloom.  Even the center of the road had been retaken by the rich color of the golden winter … Continue reading

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La Serenissima

Moonlight on the water sparkles like diamonds on a silk scarf.  Soft lights from buildings illuminate the edges of the canal, creating a relaxed, slow moving runway effect.  Noises are muted; small waves born from motored boats slap against the … Continue reading

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Never Ending Kiss

It was time.  The glow from outside was becoming more intense.  Mark stepped to the window and pulled back the blackout curtains.  There was still a bit of blue left in the sky and upon the lake, but it was … Continue reading

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