Child: How long is a week? Miss P: A week is seven days. Child: Then I have to wait seven days
He toiled in the heat—no number on his back—heaving dough in the hopper.
“If this and if that… Too many things to ponder for you men.”
This was a most unlikely event. It began on short notice in a province known for rain on every summer weekend (both of ’em), and curvy-wurvy highways crowded with deer in the headlights and the potholed pavement weakened by frost and infrequent maintence. The distances … Continue reading Prosetry Anthology
Hi all, Here are two quick story posts and a post-it note reminder: Some recent stuff from the Mitchellsphere I thought I’d share: First: My story “Peacemongers” was one of 23 stories selected for inclusion in the beautiful anthology, “Out of This World” The Best Short Stories … Continue reading Two Excerpt Posts and a Post-it
My great-great-grandfather came to visit us at the lake. This was unexpected because he died 110 years earlier. He spoke in a Mennonite brogue that featured sure-footed enunciation with short demanding sentences and syntax reminiscent of a buggy ride over frozen stubble. Clear eyes stared … Continue reading Away Game