100-Word Story: Wilted

She lies on left side, right hand flat against her slim left rib cage, left fist under chin. She is too calm, too wrapped in images of southern beaches where she once played. Sleep does not arrive. She seeks shadows: dandelions wilted under clouds of pesticide Advertisements


This is an unfurled Trillium, official flower of the province of Ontario, Canada.  They grow in carpets in our woodlands at this time of year, and bloom over the next three weeks or so. Interesting history if you want to read more, here. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Single […]

#WeekendCoffeeShare: 5/7/16

It’s here at last, the day my kayak gets launched into the deep blue water of Georgian Bay.  If we were having coffee, I would walk you down to the shore, where you could dip your feet into that calmness while I heft my 13-foot craft over the […]