Grouchy & Greta Gnome

  Grouchy and Greta Gnome were just waking up from a long winter’s nap. “Grouchy, look at this mess, what are we going to do?” “Oh, Greta, come on, I just woke up, let me focus on getting my eyes open.” “Where did all these empty old pots come from?” “Would you stop worrying aboutContinue reading “Grouchy & Greta Gnome”

The Exam

This short fiction story was written for a challenge over at Tales from the mind of Kristian. Rules are quite easy should you decide to take on this challenge. They are as follows: Find the muse within the photo or line provided and follow where it leads. It can be a story, anecdote, poem. Anything!Continue reading “The Exam”

Found Letters – Flash Fiction

  This was written for this week’s Flash Fiction Challenge over at Carrot Ranch. February 13, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes a sugar report. Use its original meaning of a letter from a sweetheart to a soldier, or invent a new use for it. Go whereContinue reading “Found Letters – Flash Fiction”

The Plant – Six Sentence Story

Joe was off to the plant. He moved so fast you’d think there were ants in his pants. When he got there the parking lot was bare. He realized it was Sunday and he did swear. He could have slept in, then he grinned, and off he drove fast as the wind. When he gotContinue reading “The Plant – Six Sentence Story”

After the Earthquake

  After the dust had settled and the shaking had stopped Pete and Chris ventured outside to see if any damage had been done to the outside of their house. “That was quite the rumble. What would you say it was, a 5 or 6 on the Richter scale?”, Pete asked Chris as they wereContinue reading “After the Earthquake”

Finish the Story — Andrei and Eartha

Fandango, tagged me for the latest Finish the Story prompt. The rules for this challenge are simple. * Copy and paste the story as you receive it. * Add the next segment or choose to finish it. * Tag someone for the next installment. * Have fun and let your imagination roam free. Here’s how itContinue reading “Finish the Story — Andrei and Eartha”

The Renovation Part 2 – Six Sentence Story

Part 1 can be read here. After realizing that I really could do this reno by myself I decided that I also wanted to put a bathroom in on the main floor. For this, I would need to draw up some plans. I knew exactly where the new bathroom, a powder room to be precise,Continue reading “The Renovation Part 2 – Six Sentence Story”

The Renovation – Six Sentence Story

  I have all the tools I need;  hammers, tape, screwdrivers, pliers, snips, and determination. He said I wouldn’t be able to do it. I refuse to let anyone tell me what I can and cannot do, besides, I’ve always been mechanically inclined, and anyway how hard can it be. First things first, I’ll startContinue reading “The Renovation – Six Sentence Story”

The Old Post Office

This once busy post office now stood deserted and the building was for sale. I recall when mother worked here, said it was her favorite job other than taking care of dad and me. Truth be known it was her only job but that job put a roof over our heads and food on theContinue reading “The Old Post Office”