In Charge

They had ridden all morning in silence and finally Joseph said, "Was he surprised when you said you didn't need a driver?" "Duke Ellington forgot farmers know how to drive wagons," she said, nodding to Joseph's hands holding the reins. "I don't understand the struggle between the two of you." "It's the most elemental. Power. … Continue reading In Charge

Rings ‘n Things

“Ah, you’re back!” Onta said. “You were right, the smith had the coal tar pitch ready.” “Perfect,” Onta said, rubbing her hands together. “He said he melted coal for you. That doesn’t seem right.” “Just because he has biceps the size of my waist doesn’t mean he’s stupid.” “How do you melt coal?” “Very carefully!” Joesph laughed. … Continue reading Rings ‘n Things