Tag Archives: Tales

Just in Time – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was dying, and there was nothing I could do about it. Lying alone on a cot in my ramshackle hut, I tried calling out to my husband and kids in my delirious state, and then I remembered… If only … Continue reading

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Gone in 60 Seconds #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I walked towards the parking with a spring in my step, but as I reached it, my feet suddenly felt like lead. I stood shell-shocked as I looked at the vast emptiness. Photo credit: harutmovsisyan at Pixabay.com Of all the days, it … Continue reading

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How I Saved the World

I was standing quietly at the edge of the forest, holding a ‘borrowed’ glass of stolen scotch in one hand, and a cigarette in the other.  Suddenly, I heard a loud rustling sound. Fearing that it was my Dad, come … Continue reading

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The Making of a Superhero

Photo courtesy Ted Strutz “Doctor, our son, Bruce, loves bicycles.” “Lots of people love them, that’s no reason to come to a child psychologist.” “Well, we are forced to buy him a new bicycle every year.” “He outgrows it that … Continue reading

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The SOS

We picked up the distress signal at 1100 hours. My ship, HMS Andersen, of which I had been the Captain for almost 10 years now, was patrolling the Baltic Sea with a crew of 254 able and highly-experienced sailors. One … Continue reading

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The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is…

“Let’s go, we’re already behind schedule,” he said. “I’m not ready yet,” I replied, “I need white flowers to put in my hair, they look dazzling on me.” “WHAT?” he cried out, “Where will I get them from in this … Continue reading

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The Rejuvenation

He was more than a tad bit nervous, and feeling rusty on top of that. He’d not left home in months, and now, they expected him to perform in front of a live audience. “My day in the sun should … Continue reading

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