The Haboob

(Note: I wrote this short article today. Tomorrow I'll post a more detailed story) It’s about six-fifteen on Thursday, August 2. I’m comfortably sitting and only semi-hear some writer folks chat. My limited hearing-ability muffles their words, but that’s okay. I’m more interested in watching the massive storm winds battle nearby trees outside the windows. …

Continue reading The Haboob

A Fire Hydrant

My dogs, Bernie and Chris, and I exercise in a partially developed housing area. In 2008, construction halted on this huge community project. We enjoy total freedom while we can. The planned village has paved streets, sidewalks, mailboxes, streetlights and street signs. All utilities are underground, including the fire hydrants Click. Click. Click taps the …

Continue reading A Fire Hydrant