Ashokan Falls – 13

Andy had arranged for a golf cart to be waiting for her outside the hotel and, with cheerful directions, he sent her down the road. This led to a wide open space dominated by a NASCAR-style race track, and beyond that a long metal building that could not be mistaken for anything but a mechanics Read More …

Ashokan Falls – 12

They’d driven to the garage, but Colin and Johnny had already closed shop. Chloe begged off going to the Tavern once again.  As much as Tina warned that she shouldn’t put off the inevitable, that it wouldn’t stop the Boyz from finding a way to pour all their interest and good-will on her, Chloe couldn’t Read More …

Ashokan Falls – 10

They agreed to meet back in the lobby when it came time to go to the clinic for her check-up and Tina left to take care of some errands. Chloe flitted around the room, opened drawers, examined the stained glass, and discovered the fully stocked refrigerator and cabinets. The real delight occurred, however, when she Read More …

Beauty and the Beast – Preface and Prologue

From The Opening of Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête) Children believe what we tell them. They have complete faith in us. They believe that a rose plucked from a garden can plunge a family into conflict. They believe that the hands of a human beast will smoke when he Read More …

Website News

This is just a brief note for everyone who has been visiting our page: welcome and thank you for coming! We hope you like what you are finding here. As mentioned in a much earlier post, this site/blog/archive is a Work In Progress as we bring old stories out of mothballs and reinstate them in Read More …

Ashokan Falls – 4

By Sharon   By the time the full complement of Brothers who could track the escapees had assembled at the stables, the handful of them that knew horseback were outnumbered by the larger number of ATVs usually reserved for the guests on nature trails. From atop his favored horse, a strapping black Arabian named Onyx, Read More …