Squirrel Hunters Make the Best Soldiers

Several of us had gathered in a large foxhole as we traded rations and took a few minutes to eat before going back to where we had dug in before sunset.  Even at the worst of times, back home it was never this hot and never so humid at night.  All around us silver shards … Continue reading Squirrel Hunters Make the Best Soldiers

The Trill Piercing My Heart, Filling My Soul

via Daily Prompt: Trill Normally I'm so intent on fishing that I hardly hesitate between casts.  But this morning I reel in my lure and set the rod down.  It's prime fishing time, peak of the bite. I fight the compulsion to make another cast.  I close my eyes and lean back against the backrest … Continue reading The Trill Piercing My Heart, Filling My Soul