Possibility

“Possibility?” Bree blinked, looking around herself.Less than an hour ago she’d been in her Color Variations and Their Effects on Magic class, looking forward to lunch at her favorite cafeteria stop, Tiny Cupcakes. But things got real fuzzy at that…

The Coming of Joy

Against all odds, our Skoda wheezes to the top of the mountain.  “Idi ti!” Uncle Branko says as he waves me toward the ruin of the Koznik Castle. “Go explore your glorious heritage.” “You’re not coming?” I ask.Branko pokes at…

Ribbons and Bows

Ribbons and Bows         Deep blue water held the moon and the clouds in a sensuous night time embrace. The castle’s rectangular outline dominated the village rooftops and church spires receding into the distance. The old man in…

A Job Offer

I definitely was not going crazy.Nevermind the fact that I was standing on a deer trail, in the middle of nowhere, talking to a small dog, a pug actually, wrapped in a blanket.Oh, and it was talking back to me.“So,…

Vibrancy

“So, while there are theoretically infinite colors in the universe,” Professor Tanaka said excitedly as he circled the infinity symbol on the chalkboard, “the human eye can only detect between two and three million of them!”Despite the oppressive heat and…

Into His Arms

 Into His Arms An almost full moon shimmered across blue-grey paddocks. Evening colours muted dry daytime hues, reducing misted visibility to an avenue of trees in fog. Dead eucalypts stand sentinel and tar road edges. Skeletal reminders of once dense…