The Night Bus

A while ago, I participated in a challenge to set a horror scene without introducing a single character. Below is the result of that challenge and I thought it befitting to share on Halloween. Happy Haunting my friends! Rain pounded the ground that night and sent small rivulets of water rushing past the bus stop… Continue reading The Night Bus

Road Trip Anyone?

I'm in dire need of a change of scenery. I know I'm not the only one to feel this way. The days have blended into weeks and now August is half over.  Four months left in the year. How'd that happen? Monotony. That's how. I spend so much time rushing though the work week to… Continue reading Road Trip Anyone?

Dawn’s Echo

The bell above the front door jangled. “Good morning. Let me know if you need help or if you’re looking for something specific.” “Thanks,” the first customer of the day mumbled as she disappeared into the aisles of antique trinkets and salvaged home décor. With my focus split between polishing a silver vanity set and… Continue reading Dawn’s Echo

Ready, Set, Engage

I don't do parties or social gatherings. I'm an introvert, through and through. Even with the soaring popularity of social media with its undeniable anonymity, I have trouble engaging with people. Oddly enough, I do better in a large crowd where I can go unnoticed than a small group where it feels like every five… Continue reading Ready, Set, Engage

Kool-Aid Moon

“Momma!” Jessie burst into the living room. “Momma! Did you see the moon? It’s red!” “Honey, you were supposed to be asleep an hour ago.” “But it’s RED, Momma.” “I saw it.” After folding the last of the towels, I held the top of the stack to kept it from toppling like a Jenga tower… Continue reading Kool-Aid Moon