We got to the end of the trail and ate our lunch. We were at a ledge along the mountain that was more like a hill. The sun was high overhead and we could see over the trees for miles. Sam quickly downed his lunch and we let him run off into the trees. "Not … Continue reading My Son Brought Something Home from the Woods pt. 3
On Saturday, we threw together some backpacks, lunch, water, and even a magnifying glass so Sam could inspect everything closely. He was so excited the entire way there. We were all thrilled. When we parked at the trailhead, Sam leapt out of the car and almost ran up the trail without us. I had to … Continue reading My Son Brought Something Home from the Woods pt 2.
Saw this on Reddit. With Halloween right around the corner, we thought this would be the perfect way to start getting scared... My husband and I always wanted our son to be adventurous. We wanted to watch him grow up asking questions about everything, seeking out answers, and looking for adventure. It seems like whenever … Continue reading My Son Brought Something Home From the Woods pt. 1
"I'm here to answer any questions you may have." My words rang hollow, even in my own ears. I froze, still wearing that stupid smile, as I stood looking at the mystery alien. It smiled back at me, the picture of perfect politeness. I resisted the urge to squint slightly, like the answer would jump … Continue reading Greetings…Who Again? pt. 2
The ship spiraled down from the sky in front of us. I stifled a yawn, which prompted an elbow from my assistant, Kathy. I shot her an annoyed look. "Stop it." She hissed. I continued my glare. "If the boss doesn't want me to be yawning , he should give me more than a 6-hour … Continue reading Greetings….Who Again?
He walked into the tavern for the first time in nearly a year. It was a place he had frequented often in the past, and the smell of stale ale, roasting meat, and wood smoke brought back a rush of memories. He glanced over to the back corner of the room, which was nestled in … Continue reading The Scroll of Eugenius – I
Check out this submission based off of today's Reddit Writing Prompt: Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Gale had grown weary of the pits of Hades. He was tired of pummeling demons in a drunken stupor. After 174 years even that became tiresome. He was ornery and itching for a real fight. The last minor fiend he had … Continue reading LZ Hell – Nate Parker