Elba Mae’s Naked Man

Elba Mae’s Naked Man Elba Mae’s Naked Man is a short work of fiction about a woman who wakes up to find a naked man sitting on her front porch bench. Her dilemma is figuring out if he’s a simple drunk or an answer to prayer. #short fiction #Tecumseh #Indiana #police #complaint The best dreamContinue reading “Elba Mae’s Naked Man”

The Night the Moon was Full

The Night the Moon was Full The Night the Moon was Full is a short work of fiction about store clerks who experiences a change on a full moon night in Tecumseh. #folk lore #full moon #short fiction #Quickie Mart The first time I spotted the big orange moon hovering between the clouds like aContinue reading “The Night the Moon was Full”

The Liar’s Table

The Liar’s Table The Liar’s Table is a short work of fiction in which characters from The Henhouse series show up at the Cup & Spoon to irritate the waitress with their gossip. #diner #Cup & Spoon #Tecumseh #Indiana #Henhouse series #short fiction They started trickling into the restaurant at five-fifteen on the dot. IContinue reading “The Liar’s Table”

My Birthday Blog

My Birthday Blog Every year I seem to write a My Birthday Blog. I’m going to have to stop doing that because it is becoming a repetitious practice. There’s only so much an old hen can say without revealing her age. #birthday #type two diabetes #walking By the time you read this, my birthday willContinue reading “My Birthday Blog”

The John Donne Mystery

The John Donne Mystery The John Donne Mystery is a piece of short fiction about a mysterious note, a small university police office, and a dead poet. #John Doone #Tecumseh #Indiana #University police #secretary Every morning, I’m the person who unlocks the door and turns on the lights to the Tecumseh University Police Station. It’sContinue reading “The John Donne Mystery”

The San Jon Christmas Miracle

The San Jon Christmas Miracle The San Jon Christmas Miracle is a short work of fiction about a family who breaks down in San Jon New Mexico before Christmas. #short fiction #Christmas #San Jon #New Mexico Every morning while I waited for my kids to climb on the school bus, I noticed more and moreContinue reading “The San Jon Christmas Miracle”

Snow Day

  Snow Day Snow Day is a short work of fiction about a snowstorm in the fictional city of Tecumseh< Indiana, The kids are home from school and their next-door neighbor is Quirt. The situation leads to big trouble. #short fiction #Tecumseh #Indiana #Quirt #snowstorm Kenny Mulligan woke up to discover a miracle had takenContinue reading “Snow Day”

Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine

Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine is a short work of fiction involving a church congregation, a prayer request, an abandoned house, and a washing machine. #short fiction #answered prayer #church congregation #washing machine When Pastor Westly Andrews gave the invitation to come forward for prayer at the close of service at MountContinue reading “Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine”

War of the Crickets

 War of the Crickets In this blog, Rooster wages the War of the Crickets against the noisy insects who invaded our house. He comes out a winner in this war due to the weather turning cold. #crickets #ground hog #trap Crickets have invaded our home now that fall is around the corner. There seems toContinue reading “War of the Crickets”