Brody’s Resolve

The sun felt good in his face as he jogged on the bridge overlooking the river. He was in a really bad mood. Last night he hardly slept a wink. After leaving his mother's place and got home, he called Natalia to invite her to come over to his place later. He had tried her …

Changed

Photo by Miles Rost “What’s wrong with Daddy?” Sara asked her mother. “Nothing, Honey.  He just doesn’t want to be disturbed, that’s all.  Run along now.” “Are you sure he’s okay?” Jack asked.  “He’s not like himself.” “War does that to people.  Now, be careful going across the bridge.  Make sure you hold Sara’s hand …

Freedom

Photo by Alicia Jamtaas “I warn you, Girl, if you run away from me, I’ll come after you and when I find you, I’ll shoot you.” For years, fear of that threat prevented her from running away but not this time.  This time she was going to be free of him and his unwanted attentions. …

The Barbecue

"You're not his type." If that smile were meant to take the sting out of her words it didn’t work.  Kay was smarting from it.  “I don’t mean to upset you, Kay, but I thought I would warn you because I have seen the way you look at Quinn every time you see him.  I …

Broke to Blessed

He sat in a corner under the bridge.  It was raining so he huddled against the wall, wrapped in his dingy blankets, trying to keep warm.  He longed for a cup of coffee but he didn’t want to go out into the wet to beg.  From where he sat, he could see the busy street …

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