A Brother’s Obsession

Chris guided the sander back and forth over the rough wood surface. He glanced over his shoulder to see if Alex had finished his project. Chris couldn’t let his punk of a brother beat him. He pictured the prize for this year’s contest. The new iPad mini. It wasn’t...

Seven Times

Michael opened his window to let the morning autumn breeze freshen his stale room. He inhaled. The smell of fallen leaves calmed him and he relaxed his shoulders. It had been a whirlwind of a week. He looked forward to a weekend of doing nothing. Movement from his...

Sister Time!

Hey there. I’m taking this week off from blogging as I’ve been spending time with my sister, Sue. She arrived on Wednesday from New Brunswick. We’ve enjoyed doing yoga together, shopping (of course! :-)), watching a couple movies, and just enjoying...

Harvest Offering

Nathan unlatched the lock on the door and heaved it upwards. The two flaps fell to each side with a thud. The sunlight blinded him like a spotlight on stage. The cool air filled the shelter and he breathed inward. “That feels good,” he said. A cardinal chirped in the...

A Hammer, Nails, and Cypress Wood

Nathan wiped the sweat from his wrinkled forehead. He’d been at his project since dawn and the heat from the noonday sun had started to take its toll. He grabbed his water bottle and took a swig. A snicker from behind caused him to spill some down his shirt. His...

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