Quiet please

Quiet please

The cavernous chamber rose three levels to a pitched, glass ceiling. Covered in layers of soot and bird droppings, the skylight offered little light. At floor level, massive desks lined the room. Dusty study lamps, long dark, sat forlornly on the tabletops. Rolling ladders hung from rods above bookshelves running the length of the walls [...]

100 Word Challenge: Garden

100 Word Challenge: Garden

This past weekend, I put the final touches on my books. Not writing them, painting them. It’s spring and I’m in the gardening mood. My front yard needed some color and a little character - characters like The Scarlet Pimpernel, Bill Forrester, Walt Whitman and Ravi Kapoor. Not typically an artsy-crafty sort of person, I couldn’t resist [...]

Old friends

Hello my old friends Any new stories to tell? It’s been a long time Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL. In an effort to fulfill a promise to myself, I visited my local public library for some new (to me) books. And! I've been reading them.