Category: Small Town Stories

Sibling Rivalry

There they stood in the slightly awkward situation. Thanks to her sister Layla, Charlotte was standing in front of the dreamiest man she had set eyes on. This man was coated in flour. Tegan looked familiar, but Charlotte couldn’t determine where she had seen him before. A slightly […]

Advice From an Old Soul

But, Layla was an old soul. An old soul who spoke truisms about life at every chance available. She made it a habit of practicing this gift on Charlotte. This time, Layla proclaimed one of her truths about life to Charlotte outside the door to the high school cooking classroom. 

2-Need To Thank Doug

Peter Bennet loved pie. It didn’t matter what kind of pie. All flavors of pie, ranging from fruit to pies with meat and gravy, enticed his taste buds to try them. As long as it had a flaky crust on the top and the bottom, he was a […]

1-You Just Made My Heart Smile

An innocent compliment that could have been a disguised insult opened Lizbeth Perlow’s eyes. She was leaned over the desk, helping a student with her science. She stopped writing and turned to me to say, “You smell exactly like my grandmother. I think you wear the same perfume.”  […]