Pistachio Cupcakes

*My entry for Challenge 1 in the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Contest 2020. My assignment prompts were Romantic Comedy, Farmer’s Market, An Eraser. I hope that you enjoy! Claudia double-checked her sister’s list. Two people had called in sick, leaving both the bakery and the Farmers’ Market booth short. So here she was, late andContinue reading “Pistachio Cupcakes”

Quiet Time

*TW: Self-care for Mental Health My Quiet Time is an essential part of my self-care routine. I will admit that I heard the term when I was still a part of the church. Because of my past associations with it, I avoided it for a long time. I don’t see Quiet Time as a religiousContinue reading “Quiet Time”

Spring Cleaning

The first day of spring arrived, rainy and full of thunder. Spring always sparked a strange excitement in the town of Haverston. The widow, Gloria, re-opened her shop today. She was open each year from the first day of spring through Halloween. Outside of Haverston, no one believed the hype, but the locals swore byContinue reading “Spring Cleaning”