Chasing Time

From the beginning of spring to the end of fall, Jonathan woke before the sun rose and worked his farm, rain or shine, six days a week. He stopped only to eat his lunch under an ancient oak tree. The tree, at the tallest point of his farm, provided an unobstructed view for miles. He …

Book Review: Lightning Flowers – My Journey To Uncover The Cost Of Saving A Life

Lightning Flowers: My Journey to Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life By Katherine E. Standefer Published November 10, 2020 244 pages Memoir (Medical) This is a well written memoir about a young woman’s journey through the medical system and her challenges to have certain procedures performed without insurance, and when she does eventually have …

The Fence

She approached the opening cautiously, not quite sure what to expect. The fence separated her from the neighbor she never saw before. She was living here for over fifty years now and she lost track of how many neighbors had come and gone. Some she remembered and loved, others she was happy when they left …

The Card

The Storyteller 350 Challenge 1/2/21 The Card Taking a deep breath, she looked into my eyes and smiled a crooked smile that said she meant business. She had my world in her hand and she had every intention of using it to her benefit. “Fourteen thousand dollars” she repeated as she playfully and teasingly dropped …

Farewell 2020

It’s the last day of 2020 and the world is happy to see this year depart and enter the history books. I has been an extremely turbulent year and here in the US where the nation has not experienced a nationwide catastrophe throughout the country in a really, really long time, people are feeling as …