Snapshot Stories Last April my extended family and our respective children (21 persons in all) went out for a picnic day at the beach. After lunch as we were lounging outside the cottage I noticed all the kids were staying together in one side of the cottage and the adults at the opposite side. You … Continue reading DP Prompt ~ Snapshot Stories : “At The Beach”
” Between Austria and Italy, there is a section of the Alps called the Semmering. It is an impossibly steep, very high part of the mountains. They built a train track over these Alps to connect Vienna and Venice. They built these tracks even before there was a train in existence that could make the … Continue reading Do
“Through the 1990’s, Dr. Masaru Emoto performed a series of experiments observing the physical effect of words, prayers, music and environment on the crystalline structure of water. Emoto hired photographers to take pictures of water after being exposed to the different variables and subsequently frozen so that they would form crystalline structures. The results were … Continue reading The Hungry Earth
80 years ago a man picked up his morning newspaper and to his horror and surprise read his own obituary. The newspaper must made a grievous mistake because this man was still alive! But like most of us this man was curious to find out what people thought of him and what people would say … Continue reading How Do You Want To Be Remembered?
“Before I built a wall I’d ask to know What I was walling in or walling out, And to whom I was like to give offence. Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, “ The Mending Wall by Robert Frost The precariousness of people’s reactions and responses has impelled me to build a wall … Continue reading Walls
I woke up and I realized it was almost dusk, I had slept through the day because I was weary. I was weary not because my body was tired, it was my heart, my being that was tired. In the semi-darkness of the room I found myself so utterly alone. I hung my head between … Continue reading Childhood
“Man is not dead until he is forgotten.” Obelusa was a great and wealthy African hunter who had 3 sons. One day Obelusa was killed while hunting and when news of this reached his family, the first words to come out of the youngest son’s mouth was “Where is my father?” The other sons then … Continue reading A Short Story