Tag: Hilltop Hotel

1.41 Ranger Can You Spare A Map?

The manager, deciding we’d lingered at the front desk too long talking to Sam, swung by to make sure everything was copasetic (the way Sam clammed up, perhaps making sure he wasn’t telling inappropriate tales?). Not wanting to get him in hot water, Wood…

1.40 What’s A Rizzo?

Sam’s earnest pronouncement threw both Wood and me. Wood: “The Pink Lady? Is Rizzo going to pop out of the trees and show us the worst thing she could do?”  Sam (perplexed): “What’s a Rizzo?” It took a beat for Sam’s question to sink in. Me…

1.39 Morning People

Swimming reluctantly up to consciousness, it took several moments for my brain to register the stomping outside my door as the reason why Mr. Sandman’s spell broke. Burrowing into the warm covers, I hoped a speck of his sand remained to help.… ….When the…

1.34 Competative Hiking

(Maple Ginger Bacon Carrots with Sesame Seeds! This was one of the great side dish from this evening! And the only one which featured a sauce!) When I finally made the lobby, after a thrilling twilight boat ride, the front desk clerk informed me…

1.33 A Fox, A Goose and a Sack of Wheat

Seriously, my feet have not crossed the threshold of a garden shed in over twenty-ish years, and now I am sitting in my second in under a week.  My Uncle would be proud. While I can make an exception for Beatrice’s, I’d renamed it…

1.32 Whiplash

Piling the leftovers back into the box (we made quite a dent, and to my supreme joy – I would have hom bow for breakfast!). Unfortunately, our cleanup gave Wood the opening he needed for his own investigations… Wood (indignation coloring his tone): “Morticia! You…