A Barn Surprise

(In response to Writing Task 652, a fictional story based on an old barn photograph I took while on a road trip in the country) As I walked this property that was for sale I saw a barn in the distance. It was a nice Fall day to venture out…

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Pillows

The Pillow Fight

I only had a few pillow fights in my youth and they never ended up well. The pillow fights were only with my sisters.  I was the oldest sister and naturally I got overly rough with my two younger sisters.  They would end up crying and I would end up…

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The Ring Sisters

Task 603 – The Ring Sisters Sisters have a way with each other. Either they are friends or in a bitter feud. Well, usually it is the feud when they are teenagers.  Sophie is a precarious girl, 16 years old and the oldest of 5 girls. Her next sister, Ruby,…

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The Empty Pitcher Poem

Task 601 Poem for the Empty Pitcher   The empty pitcher was on the table Made of glass it was now clear That it once held water is not a fable Now I need more of it I fear   To find fresh water is often hard to do This…

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A Trip To Remember

I am not a camping freak like he is but in the spirit of doing things together I agreed to go when he burst out with “Let’s go camping!”. We were thinking about a mini trip on the Memorial Day weekend coming up. We both receive major holidays off from…

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Be Quiet – A True Story

Are you sure you want to do this?” I asked a bit hesitantly. She said “Be Quiet! You will wake my mother.”  I slowly pulled on my dark hooded sweatshirt and we hopped out her creaky bedroom window into the cold night. It is a wonder her mother did not…

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