Doorbell

She woke with a start from a sound slumber. The doorbell was ringing incessantly. As if there was an angry woodpecker who had taken offense with the chimes and was then trying to disable them by jack-hammering its beak against the button. She grabbed her robe, tossing its familiar warmth over her thin pajamas. She … Continue reading Doorbell

On the First Day of Halloween…

The shine and sparkle of the holiday season wore off for me long about my 12th year on the planet. It was around that time that I realized the holidaze (Thanksgiving and Christmas) were being sold not celebrated. It began to be all about how much food people could consume and how much money was … Continue reading On the First Day of Halloween…