Holiday Drabble 2016: Refugees

We didn't get a chance to send out our Christmas cards this year, but we did at least get our drabbles written and shared. Here's mine.  Here's hoping this holiday season has been kind to you and  yours, and best wishes for a kinder, happier 2017. 

[FridayFlash] Early Retirement

EARLY RETIREMENT He wasn't scheduled for retirement until the end of the universe, but he was just so damn tired. The world was very different than when he'd started.  Expectations had grown and grown and grown until he could no longer keep up with the demand placed upon him by his customers. When he first … Continue reading [FridayFlash] Early Retirement

[FridayFlash] Santa Doesn’t Sweat

SANTA DOESN'T SWEAT The manager sighed as he watched the bead of sweat drip off the old man’s nose. “Let’s get some air on him,” he hollered at the woman dressed as an elf. She scurried over to the fan and pointed it at the bearded man in the red suit.  Santa doesn’t sweat.  He … Continue reading [FridayFlash] Santa Doesn’t Sweat

[FridayFlash] The Death of Santa

Now that NaNoWriMo is over and done with, I'm back at #FridayFlash! Be sure to check out the other short stories -- great for a slow Friday at work or over a quick lunch break.  I'd love to hear your comments re: my story below!  Thanks for stopping by! THE DEATH OF SANTA Santa was … Continue reading [FridayFlash] The Death of Santa

[short fiction] Notice

Updates, end of year reviews and top 10 lists soon. Until then, here's a little holiday drabble. Hope you enjoy. NOTICE Winter wonderlands. White Christmases. Sleigh rides, hot chocolate. Snow ball fights and snow angels. Cozying up by the fire. That’s me, you know. Not the fat man in red. Not his eight or nine … Continue reading [short fiction] Notice

Charity: A Christmas Story

Here's a quick bit of short fiction I wrote last year.  By the time I finished it, it was too late for a Christmas story, so this one's been waiting all year for its debut. Hope you enjoy. CHARITY: A CHRISTMAS STORY Julie was setting the table when the doorbell rang announcing the arrival of … Continue reading Charity: A Christmas Story