A Few Drinks with Friends

"Gin and tonic, that says your classy," Steve said as he set Maddie's drink in front of her. "Does it?" She took a long sip. "You're thirsty." Steve said the obvious, and Maddie thought it was because he was nervous. Why would a man that good looking be nervous? "What have you got?" Maddie asked. … Continue reading A Few Drinks with Friends

Nobody’s Beesness

I was gray and frail, but I did my best to straddle the brink. The honeyguide flew the longitudinal path. I must cross one precarious step after another. Once across, I collapsed. I needed to rest just a moment. The little bird flew back to me. I thought I might be like Snow White, and … Continue reading Nobody’s Beesness

Under the Serious Moonlight

She ran through the forest, plants slapping at her legs and branches whipping her face. I didn't listen, she thought. My inside voice said don't go in there. A rock loomed up in the moonlight and she leapt over it. Janet landed on soft ground and her ankle snapped. She fell and tumbled, then slid … Continue reading Under the Serious Moonlight