Tag Archives: Lessons

So, who won?

Mike leaned back and scanned the news, sipping his coffee. He followed the war but from a distance and with an academic outlook. Tanta leaned over to hand him a fresh baked cookie and glanced at the screens. “Dat war … Continue reading

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Memorial

“La, and where has you been, den?”  Tantas voice was a shade weaker, a shadow of a whisper creeping into it. Mike hesitated but he knew better than to try to lie to her  “They made a new monument to … Continue reading

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So Much to Do

“So,” Ev asked, late the next day, looking at the fit Mike was requesting be laid aside.  “Where was ya gonna take dat to be blown oop?” Mike smiled and patted the stealth bomber.  “The nice thing about this is … Continue reading

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Horse race

He stepped onto the concourse and sighed.  Yes he was home but things were continually changing.  Space was always in flux.  Scotty walked up and joined him, looking at the flow of the people moving about their business.  “You still … Continue reading

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Table Talk 1

He sat at the table, nervous, trying not to eat with the wrong spoon or drink the lemon soup other folks were sticking their fingers in.  This was not like the spread back home where you reached in a grabbed … Continue reading

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We

And so they came,  from all over New Eden, to the gathering.  Such events only happened now and again and they had no official name, no title to go by.  You were told that one was on and you brought … Continue reading

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Invites

Mike stepped down from the ship, laughing.  “Damn if that is not a fun little thing to fly.” “A bit garish there, mon, you really mean it to be so  . . . so  . . . yellow?”  Ev squinted … Continue reading

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A Change is Gonna Come

The following afternoon at lunch Tanta asked Free and Cory to stay behind and help clean up.  Relieved dancers whose turn it actually was took the hint and swiftly fled the room. Once it was just the three of them … Continue reading

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Late night Tea

She woke up in darkness . . . and pain. She knew that she could call out and someone would come but it was the middle of the night and she was not ‘there’ yet.  So she lifted herself out … Continue reading

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Evening Time, Holidays Wind Down

Mike sipped his spiced tea and looked out at the night sky from the front porch of the lodge the family had rented for the holidays.  He thought back and tried to remember when they had celebrated in a house … Continue reading

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