Photo by Marcelo Amantino on Pexels.com In honor of Halloween this year, I thought I'd share a horror story with you. Well, it was horrific to me, but it may be funny to some of you. When I was 16, I got a job as a lifeguard. One day while I was up in the … Continue reading A Slight Tickle
I wrote this short story for a Halloween contest some years back. It was inspired by true events.
Photo by bongkarn thanyakij on Pexels.com Craig suppressed a gag as Martha set the plate of broccoli casserole, her “specialty,” in front of him. “I made your favorite,” she smiled. “And there’s plenty more in the kitchen.” “You shouldn’t have,” he said, subtly leaning to the side so as to avoid the hot aroma wafting … Continue reading Little White Lies
Photo by Burst on Pexels.com 6:15 a.m. Better call in a sick day, Molly thought as she stared at her reflection. No amount of concealer was going to cover up that bruise. She smiled, thinking of the light-hearted responses she’d give to her coworkers if she did go in. Oh, I’m fine, but you should … Continue reading The Lesson