Stating the obvious

elephant profile

“So, we’re not even mentioning the elephant in the room?” Chris, the baby, was the family troublemaker. “I’m more concerned with Nonie right now.” Patrick, the second-born, was the people-pleaser. “Of course you are,” Chris mumbled. “I’m more concerned with why there is a dead body buried under the leaves in the backyard.” Being the … Continue reading Stating the obvious

Haiku clue

Fences and neighbors Keeps the good in, and bad out Until it doesn’t I read a news report earlier this week about a tiny, rural Japanese village where an unidentified suspect bludgeoned five people to death. With only 10 households, that was a third of the residents murdered. The suspect, a 63-year-old villager, is missing and … Continue reading Haiku clue