Old lions

A trio of old, hoary campaigners sat in overstuffed, leather chairs positioned in a loose semi-circle in front of a roaring fire. Waiters in white coats silently served them Baron Otard cognac from the club’s prestigious wine and spirits cellar. They sipped the amber digestifs from vintage tulip glasses while musing over their past exploits, the…

100 Word Challenge: Memoir

There is an urban legend about Ernest Hemingway that goes something like: Papa was once challenged to write a six-word story. He penned… “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” I say urban legend, because there really isn’t any proof that said flash-fiction was actually penned by Hemingway. Similar accounts even predate his account. It is a…