The sign said, "Property of the United States Government". No trespassing. Violators will be prosecuted." But, he couldn't read. (Suggested for mature readers only. This piece may be unsuitable for children.)
Maybe it's because of the beauty of this area but the people here are among the friendliest, most good-natured, and warm-hearted that I have met anywhere.
Written in 1999, this short story is the author's first venture into the world of Science Fiction. It is the story of mis-communication between two travelers: One in need of a substance, the other who would be better off without it.
A Long Time Between Bouquets
Yes it had been, she thought as she looked at the vase of flowers. The tears came to her eyes as she tried to remember the last time he had brought flowers home. She couldn’t. It had been a long time between bouquets.
Bringing Home the Bacon
One day in early summer the pig disappeared. Although they searched the countryside for him, the Johnsons couldn’t find him. They figured they had seen the last of the little piglet…
The Half-Tailed Squirrel
A mild mystery about ears and earrings, things lost and things found.
A fictionalized and embellished account of the true story of saving Blooper, a lost kitten who's fight to survive and persistence paid off.
WWII Story: Enemies or Victims?
While it is important to remember the horror of the concentration camps and the atrocities Hitler perpetrated upon the world, war is horrible from every vantage point. I know it's hard to feel sympathy for the Nazis, but this story has helped me remember that not all Germans were Nazis. Many were just victims of their times in the same way that many refugees are today.