Menolly’s Story

Daily Prompt from Daily Post: Second Time Around “Tell us about a book you can read again and again without getting bored — what is it that speaks to you?” I started reading Anne McCaffrey in the seventh grade. There was a short story, Smallest Dragonboy, in our reading book which was required reading. In those few […]

Luna, Chapter 1.1 (revised)

Lex stretched out to her full length on the thin memory-foam mattress, luxuriating in popping sound her joints made. She relished the lighter, if enhanced gravity the colonists enjoyed here at the lunar base. The month-long lunar cycle made it hard to get enough sleep sometimes, but the heavy window coverings helped block out the sunlight […]

Luna, chapter 1

The month-long lunar day made it hard to get enough sleep sometimes, but the heavy window coverings helped block out the sunlight. Most of the residents at the Lunar Geological Survey Colony held fast to the customary 24-hour cycle, but Lex preferred an extended 30-hour day. She also preferred not to be called Alexia. Most […]

A bit about Bobby

Bobby sat on the damp ground, his back against the trunk of an elm tree.  A few clouds cluttered the brilliant blue sky, but there was no wind to move them.  The air was cool, but not yet cold.  It was early November, and in that small mid-western countryside, the earth was preparing for winter. […]