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] 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

[Around Here] November 2012 Recap and December Goals

Some months I wouldn't know what went on if it weren't for looking back through my texts, tweets, photos and blog posts.  And even though my memory of November is basically the visual equivalent of this... ...it appears I did actually do some stuff last month. November Accomplishments Some stuff I did. Put up Christmas … Continue reading [Around Here] November 2012 Recap and December Goals

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

[FridayFlash] The Search for Santa

After a month off from all non-NaNoWriMo-related writing, I'm ready to get back to business.  And that means #fridayflash!  Now that it's December, I present to you a little Christmas story, inspired by an idea my sister gave me this afternoon.  I hope you enjoy. THE SEARCH FOR SANTA Michael stared out the window as … Continue reading [FridayFlash] The Search for Santa