Highland Bound

I was spilling my guts about how hard work had been for the last year.  “How’s the family,” the vendor asked taking me off guard. “Oh, they’re doing great,” I answered. “Life’s not so bad after tall then, is it?” he said. “When you look at it like that,” I answered, “you’re right.  I guess … Continue reading Highland Bound

The Straw Lady

From across the table, Gabriel looked into Debbie’s straw colored eyes.  Her frizzy permed hair and even the freckles spattered across her nose were straw colored.  It seemed she was a straw person, stuffed like a scarecrow, worn and ragged, left in heat of summer and cold fall rain alone to face the crows, no … Continue reading The Straw Lady