Never Judge a Book – Part Five It was evening. I’d heated up the leftover stew for supper. Dave had found a bottle of Pennsylvania wine and had opened it. He’d also gotten the generator going so we had some lights but we’d decided to heat using the fireplace. We couldn’t find more gas for … More Romantic Short Story with a Ground Hog Day setting – Part Five – Ending
Never Judge a Book – Part Four The next morning I awoke in a cold room. The electricity was out, probably because of down wires from down tree limbs. That meant no TV, no internet, no nothing unless Charlie got the generator going. I checked my phone sitting on the bedside table. Luckily it had … More Ground Hog Day romantic short story- Part Four
Never Judge a Book – Part Three An hour later I was relaxed, dressed in clean clothes and sitting at one of the small tables in the coffee shop. Damon Franklin’s latest book, Killing Time, was propped up for reading while I spooned Charlie’s wonderful stew into my empty gullet. I’d made a call to … More Romantic Short Story – Part Three
Never Judge a Book – Part Two I dropped my briefcase on the floor of the large lobby. Dave placed my overnight bag beside it. “I think it used to be a lodge of some kind,” he said as I stared at the huge fireplace. If it had been a lodge that was years ago. … More Part Two of “Never Judge a Book…”
In honor of Ground Hog Day, here’s a repeat of my romantic short story set during that “holiday”. This is the first of five parts. Enjoy! Never Judge a Book – Part One “White shit.” My father’s voice came back to me as I tried to maneuver through the blizzard. He hated snow and having … More A Little Romance….
It was a challenge for me to make the decision to return to college classes. I’d been away for too many years. I had to read, digest, learn and decipher information frequently for my job (Vice President of Nursing for a nursing home management company). But would that translate well into the academic world? Would … More Life among the Young of Academia or an Old Lady Returns to School
One of the most famous wolves is the sculpture called The Capitoline Wolf, dating from the 10th Century and long thought to represent to founding of Rome. The statue now depicts the twins Romulus and Remus being suckled by a she-wolf. The statue stood at the entrance to the Lateran Palace. Records from the time … More The Wolf at the Pope’s Door
“Who’s afraid of The Big Bad Wolf?” “I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down.” “My, Grandma, what big teeth you have…” “All the better to eat you with…” We grew up with these tales of wolves. But are wolves really bad-actors? Humans have always feared the wolf, a large predator. At 100 … More About Wolves….