“Blueberry Pancakes”

“They’re practically dead before coming off the skillet.”

The sounds of a Saturday morning breakfast crowd filled the small diner. Modeled to resemble the roadside dives of yesteryear, the place was certainly popular and maintained a loyal cohort of regulars.  Continue reading ““Blueberry Pancakes””

Ensnared in a Childhood Fear: “Floating over a Spider” and “Montanha do Aranha”

A couple of short stories about deadly spiders (some extraterrestrial and one the product of island gigantism) spinning doom.

When I was a child, I had an intense fear of spiders. My dread of those little eight-legged monsters has somewhat eased in my adulthood, but I continue to hesitate whenever I encounter an arachnid Continue reading “Ensnared in a Childhood Fear: “Floating over a Spider” and “Montanha do Aranha””