Cats and Dogs

William R. Penland Feet to the Fire Writers’ Workshop – Evansville April 14, 2019 As a child growing up in southern Ohio I lived in an area of farms and fields. The town of Lucasville, Ohio, is in the valley of the Scioto River about 10 miles north of its…

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The Red Box

Barbara Hinton Feet to the Fire Writers’ Workshop – Evansville April 11, 2019 David was going to be away from home for several hours, giving me the opportunity I needed to explore the BIG storage room, completely unsupervised!  For days, my curiosity had run rampant trying to guess what I would…

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Teddy

Teddy Teddy was a small brown toy bear. He belonged to a little girl called Noodles. Well,  that is what her dad called her. She never was sure why he chose that name, but she liked it, and she felt special when he did. Teddy had soft brown fur, except…

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The Thief of My Confidence

By Sharon Bowers Phones ringing, files waiting, patients checking in, charts being reviewed, doctors requesting things, cards copying, machines buzzing, and myself running never sitting is a typical day of my life at the office where I work.  The stress level is high and intense as I juggle the doctor’s…

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