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Legend of the Littlebears – A Microstory
It was the early snowfall that broke his concentration. He was too young, not yet able to control the shifts, and the prospect of frolicking in the fresh powder was more than he could resist. I saw it in his eyes first – pupils widening like the aperture of a camera lens. I reached out to steady him, but could tell it was already too late.
Diablo – A Microstory
If there was any grace to a name, surely a devil could survive the flames of that hellish wildfire.
The Magic Hour Has Begun …..
The air changed last night. Our mountain days are still warm and summery, but the cool air from my open window coaxed me awake at dawn, gently tickling my nose with the subtle shift that I eagerly await each year.
My Never-Ending Story
I remember with a yearning ache the idyllic hours we would spend at the library on Saturday afternoons, curled up on the floor like contented cats in a patch of sunshine…
A Giant Moose
I was sitting on our front porch this afternoon having a nice phone visit with my Dad. The sun moved far enough west that my shady spot disappeared, so I went back inside. I hadn’t even sat down again yet when I glanced out the window and saw this huge bull moose cross the streetContinue reading “A Giant Moose”
Sunrise On Heart Lake
It was the birds that woke me up. I opened my eyes to the soft light of pre-dawn, and listened to the joyous chorus of overlapping songs.
No one takes more than they need. They share their habitat. And no one gets shamed for showing up with a rumpled bedhead.
Why Mountain Shack Chronicles? Well, it’s a play on our last name, where we live, and because when we bought our little mountain home, it was abused and run down and needed a full renovation, so we started calling it the Mountain Shack. I don’t have a niche. Some of my content is serious, andContinue reading “Welcome”