2019 Halloween Tale: Twenty-Seven

“Here’s your damn baby-wipes, Twenty-Seven!” Jane stepped aside as her twin sister, Sue, barged into the house. Sue glared at Jane’s ratty robe. “Have you even taken a shower since we moved you in here?” “It burns,” Jane mumbled, sitting at the table. “It does not burn,” Sue snapped. “The plumber checked the settings on … Continue reading 2019 Halloween Tale: Twenty-Seven

Crazy Woman

Ellen pumped the handle five times, then watched as water filled the big kettle her mother had given her just before they’d left Boston. A family heirloom, she’d said. Give it to your children someday. Even though he’d stranded her in the middle of nowhere, Ellen was still grateful that Ethan had installed the pump … Continue reading Crazy Woman