Into the Shadows

“I WILL NOT MARRY HIM!” Helena shouted, “I will not be that Christian's whore, or bear him Christian sons, I would rather slit my own throat!“ She grabbed the small knife sitting next to her plate of untouched food, holding it to her throat for added effect.

Mysterious Forces, and Random Connections

Sorry for the disappearing act. My WordPress bill came due in the middle of a big landscaping project. I debated whether to keep paying or go back to the free version. Having to prioritize funds for projects is always a juggling act. I was trying to decide if th3record was on the list. The universe must have decided it’s odd were too low and found a chill way to text. (Thanks for that, BTW.)


Happy New Year! June Bug the chicken. A day late and a dollar short! That should be the title of my Memoir; if I were to write one. I took a long break from writing. Death and family drama can, and frankly did, take the wind out of one’s sails. So, here I am several months …

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Dinner Time!

Tonight is steak dinner night, my favorite! My husband Jimmy loves to spoil me. As his sous chef, I take my position at the cutting board; he heads to the garden outback with a pair of scissors. We need fresh herbs for the morel mushroom sauce. I pulled the handle of the potato drawer down by my feet and reached for the half-empty sack hidden inside, putting it on the counter next to the cutting board....