Snowy Summer’s Day – Flash Fiction

The following flash fiction was written for this week’s challenge over atCarrot Ranch. In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using two words that contradict. Examples include champagne and hard-rock; rosemary and sewage; duck down and firecrackers; sleep and square-dancing. Use one of these or make up your own. Go where theContinue reading “Snowy Summer’s Day – Flash Fiction”

Meg Takes Charge – Flash Fiction

The following flash fiction was written in response to a challenge over at Carrot Ranch.  In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story in which a character takes charge. Who is this character, and what situation calls for their action? It can be playful or serious, fantastical, or realistic. Go where the prompt leads!Continue reading “Meg Takes Charge – Flash Fiction”

Meg and Ian Flash Fiction

  Meg, in a daze, was reminiscing about the first time Ian said, “I love you,” She got butterflies, felt intoxicated, and for the first time in her life without a doubt knew he was the one. Not being able to sleep Meg got up, put on coffee, and ran a hot bath for herself.Continue reading “Meg and Ian Flash Fiction”

Recipes Passed Down

Every year at Christmastime Meg’s grandmother who was from Paisley Scotland would make shortbread. Shortbread was an expensive luxury at one time and was usually only made for special occasions. It is said that these rich delicious biscuits date back to the 12th century. Meg would watch intently as her grandmother carefully measured out flour,Continue reading “Recipes Passed Down”

Strawberry Delight

This was written for a flash fiction challenge over at Carrot Ranch. The prompt this week is to use “Strawberries and Mint” in 99 Words no more, no less.  Meg was anxious to make Aunt Alice’s delicious strawberry dessert and was sure that Ian would love it too. Stopping at the fruit stand on her wayContinue reading “Strawberry Delight”

The Perfect Gift

This short story was written in response to What do you See Challenge. It was their second anniversary since Meg and Ian started dating and Ian was so happy when he saw the look on Meg’s face as he handed her this beautifully wrapped gift. “Happy Anniversary, Meg. I love you more and more eachContinue reading “The Perfect Gift”

The Real-Estate Deal

“Oh, Ian this house is perfect, don’t you think?” Meg asked “Well it will need a lot of work to get it ship-shape but there’s so much character here.  I can only imagine all the memories that the walls hold.” “The stable has four stalls so we could get a few horses if we want,Continue reading “The Real-Estate Deal”