December 31, 2022

T-Section

But last year's collision showed us; we'd run into a t-section. Both heading away from each other, both missing important signals.
December 30, 2022

A Deal is a Deal

I decided as my New Year’s resolution that I would both no longer be taken advantage of and I would collect money for our local Food Bank. I’ve been doing both.
December 27, 2022

Book Review: Flury: Journey Of A Snowman

I felt elated at each discovery. Oliver’s frustration when things didn’t go as planned, fear at Grandmother’s dominance and the excitement of finding what was hidden in the snow.
December 27, 2022

Nightfall in the Garden of Deep Time: Book Review

Nightfall in the Garden of Deep Time is the perfect for casual reading fans of The Secret Garden and The Chronicles of Narnia. More than that, it is a must read for anyone who feels a creative spirit. It will feed your soul and affirm your confidence.
December 25, 2022

Gingerbread House for a Mouse

For a very good reason in this cheerful season, every wish can come true. And the little mouse whispered hope upon the bright Christmas star…
December 24, 2022

Man in the Shadows

Lydie walked down the sidewalk, enjoying the lazy snowfall. She felt as if she were in a snow globe. How pretty it was with Christmas lights up around the city. Her boots clacked on the sidewalk as she made her way home. It had been a rough day trying to get everything in under the deadline. She wondered why her coworkers panicked when they knew this day would come. But, as usual, they got the newspaper finished under the wire.
December 23, 2022

My World

“My gentleman, this woman fancies herself an explorer of new worlds – how amusing!” A deep, low humming and grumbling of men dressed in fine waistcoats and alabaster shirts echoed through the room.
December 17, 2022

Say Cheese!

“As I was leaving town, I saw it! A man I did not know, wearing a crown of cheese. Swiss cheese to be exact.”
December 15, 2022

Yugen – Volume 2, Issue 6 of the MockingOwl Roost

Each piece published by our contributors and staff have this sense of "otherness" in the in-between space where words are never enough. Being a publication full of words, this was a unique challenge for authors, perhaps, but the community has done a beautiful job of showing this challenging space through stories that help give words to those feelings.
December 13, 2022

December Book Round Up

Holiday books not only make for excellent reading, but fantastic gift ideas that can be shared with the whole family for years to come.
December 11, 2022

Gingerbreading

Gingerbreading is crafting and creating, laughing and lauding. And when the holidays are over, it takes on one last, long-awaited meaning: smashing those beautiful little houses and feasting for a month (or more!) on all the melt-in-your-mouth pieces!
December 11, 2022

Positivity Corner: Taking Classes

If you’re in a rut, consider stretching your wings to try a course you may not normally learn toward. It doesn’t have to be a university course, but something that will enrich your soul.