Red Jacket #3

James Archibald Percival Wisenhunt III was an adamant believer in self improvement. He was constantly devising schemes to push himself to the next level, both physically and mentally. The intricacies and intensity that was displayed in his workout sessions is almost impossible to describe. He was constantly reading or listening to stimulating intellectual material. He…

Strawberry Fields Forever

Melvina was tired of picking strawberries. She felt like she was getting sunburned. Ugh, she should have put on more sunscreen this morning. She looked back in the direction she had come. My gosh, this strawberry field seemed to go on forever. Oh well, her basket was full anyway. She started to head back. The…

The Watsons Go To Town

Tom and Josephine Watson rarely got off the farm. They were one of those old farm couples that would come in to town about once a week. Town, of course, was a little spot on the map with about seven hundred people, a grocery store, a bar, a church and a hardware store. Because they…

Eat Your Vegetables!

We fight, we die, for a simple thing. Only that a man can stand up. -Esther Forbes “Eat your vegetables!” Sam’s parents used to tell him. Most people don’t call tree roots vegetables, but that’s what Sam’s parents called them. Sam didn’t like eating his vegetables. He was what some might call a problem child.…

How To Log an Enchanted Forest

Logging is generally a pretty low key job. I mean, sure, you have gajillion ton trees that are falling down inches from your face, and the chance for serious injury and death is pretty great, but aside from that it’s pretty chill. Of course, if you happen to be logging in an enchanted forest it…

The Sale

Helena was sure she had been on Jackson Street before. In fact, she could have sworn she’d already been down 2nd as well. It felt like she was going around in circles. Maybe she was lost. She hadn’t been out much since this whole cornella virus scare had started. She felt a little out of…