In the stillness, the quiet seems…

This is for a writing prompt at Writing.Com. In the stillness, the quiet seemed deafening. He stands in his driveway in complete confusion. He mutters, “It’s so quiet. Why?” It’s the middle of the morning. The hum of life in the neighborhood should be audible. Yet there’s nothing, no sound. He walks down to the …

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One of Those Days

Have you ever had one of those days when so much is happening that you felt that you just might explode? That’s what my day was yesterday. The run of the mill stuff was easy enough to handle. It was washday. Gather up all the dirty clothes no matter where they might be found. Separate …

Hot Cat

The element went out in our stove. Hubby didn’t want to blame me but it was my fault. I had put chicken in to keep it away from the cats (we have three) while it was thawing. I forgot about it and, later, turned on the stove to preheat. The chicken was still in its …