Dressing Chickens

(Warning: This story contains descriptions that may be disturbing to some. But for those raised on farms: no surprises and a touch of humor.) She stood there as if frozen, her back to the fence. Then she screamed; it was a piercing scream of terror. A headless chicken was staggering toward her, its wings flapping, legs … More Dressing Chickens

The Foot Race

John Thomas Shelley was a big man, both in stature and in his line of work. He was tall and sported an abundant girth that strained the captain’s chair where he presided over a family table seating up to 12. JT could be firm. He needed to be.  He’d fathered 10 children and was a leader … More The Foot Race