‘Is That You?’

The elderly woman walked up and took the book from my hand. “Is that you?” she asked, pointing to the back cover. Her eyes sparkled with intelligent energy. “Yes, Miss,” I replied brightly. At the word ‘Miss’ she flashed a mischievous look my way. The woman was 80 if a day. That goofy sense of … More ‘Is That You?’

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