100 Word Challenge: Fall

100 Word Challenge: Fall

This Saturday, I had a rare chance to spend nearly the entire day with my grown-up daughter. That morning we, along with about 1,000 other people, participated in a community event to help raise awareness for suicide prevention. After the walk, we had a lovely lunch, dining on fresh seafood and mimosas. Then, as we [...]

The novel approach

The novel approach

If only she took the less novel approach, perhaps handing out wholesome snacks for trick or treat, like little boxes of raisins, or prepackaged flaxseed granola made with organic honey. Cassandra wouldn’t hear it. She wanted her house to stand out in the neighborhood as the one with the most talked about Halloween goodies. She claimed [...]

Speed dating

At the Halloween mixer, I was paired with an impressively hirsute lycanthrope. His sideshow worthy pelt made me simultaneously itch in anticipation and stifle a ticklish giggle at the thought of our bare skin touching. I briefly fantasized his growl being deeper than my Samoyed’s if I ran my fingers through his luxurious coat. Wondering [...]