Tag: story

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…

Socked In

So this was the view of the lake at Noon-ish…

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…

1.38 The Dog House

Wood: “Seriously what were you thinking?”  Me (breathing better now): “Trying to meet you…see the top.” Right then my stomach, feeling an ally near, decided to let loose a loud protest of its own. The traitor.  Wood: “Have you eaten?” Me (trying not to look shifty): “Breakfast.” Wood…

1.37 Switchback

(My view while I ran up the trail.) The steady thrumming in my toes settled back into the familiar pins and needles sensation the farther from the glen I walked. No longer distracted by my digits and not hearing anyone calling my name (calling…

1.36 Where Did Indy Find The Grail?

(My very sophisticated tools and a random heart I found carved near the glade!) My friend’s voices evaporated away into silence quicker than I expected while following the invisible line thru the old growth. Fortunately, I didn’t need to venture very far outside of…