Posts Categorized: Short Stories

Second Picture Story Saturdays

THE LAUNDRY CHUTE ADVENTURE: PART II “Oh come on, Gwenny! Please!” We chorused convincingly. “We promise we’ll be right behind you.”    “Cross your hearts and hope to die?” Gwenny glared at us fiercely, binding us to the deepest oath we knew.    We nodded and promised. After a few more moments of hesitation in order to… Read more »

Second Picture Story Saturdays

It’s time for another excerpt from SECOND PICTURE STORIES… The Laundry Chute It had been a long day, and eight little girls who should have been tired were being put in their pajamas and told to go to sleep. Our parents lined us up lengthwise on Grandma and Grandpa Walker’s four-poster bed, and left us… Read more »

Midnight Misadventure Part 2

So, at midnight on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving morning, my cousins and I slipped away from the house and crept down the road. We knew that our parents and grandparents and aunts and uncles had all come to expect this thing to happen, it was a very well known tradition, but it was more fun… Read more »