Short Stories

What Winter Took Away

“The outer walls of the barn were a faded and chipped pink; the original coat of vibrant red paint had long since decayed.  The white trim hardly held as well, the sunbaked boards naked and exposed…”

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Trying not to Fall

“I try to imagine my life as an 80 year old man, if I’m to survive that long. I try to imagine what that will look like, where I will be, and what I have accomplished.

I try to see the unknown…”

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Footsteps Crept

“The tent flap opened slowly, oh so slowly.  Slower than the trickle of honey.  Slower than the hare that raced the bunny…”

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Off The Trail

“The hammering of a woodpecker high in a cedar cracked the silence again.  We kept moving…”

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Rudy’s Nightmares

“A summer breeze from the open screen door gently danced through the living room, and that, combined with the entertainment-center’s cool glass surface he was stretched out across, helped to sooth Rudy’s aching soul…”

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Hubris and Humility 

“Standing with my plastic golf club in hand and Velcro sandals strapped to my feet I thought to myself: I am one bad man…”

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