History I Didn’t Know

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I love History. I really love learning about historical things I didn’t know about. Especially if it is about something I thought I knew. I get a kick out of learning the obscure and not so obscure.  Enjoy these three historical vignettes: MARK TWAIN We all know who Mark Twain was, right?  Most folks know Mark Twain as Samuel Langhorne…

Christmas Town ~The Craft Store

Tessa closed the door after the last of the children left the Craft Store. She loved the little tykes, but they were tiring.  Not having children of her own, she loved holding the craft classes that were popular with the little ones. Today they made Christmas trees out of their hand prints in plaster. They painted them then wrapped them…

Christmas Town ~ The Bakery

  “But Mr. Patisserie even your name means pastries!” “I don’t care if my name means schmuck we are not going to make cookies and donuts and foo foo  things. This is a bakery! We bake breads and sometimes cake. Maybe in the big city they do things crazy but here we make bread. That’s it! Now make some bread!”…

Ice Rider

In the late 20th century, politicians, a handful of scientists and a Vice President in the United States of America started to raise the alarm about Global Warming. Some people paid attention but many others ignored the warnings., having been through the ice age warnings , holes in the ozone layer and much more worried about total annihilation by nuclear…

Drop of Blood 6

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Meg abruptly stopped laughing. While she was no neat freak,the state of the kitchen stopped her in her tracks. It looked like an entire frat house had been living in her kitchen. There was pizza boxes and pizza crusts strewn about. The refrigerator door was wide open and it looked like it had thrown up the contents.  A Pickle jar…