Purple Sunday: Richard and Mike

Richard told Mike to meet him at 3pm right behind the old barnyard. That had been their meeting spot since they were kids. But when he pulled up, five minutes late, he is surprised to see that Mike hasn’t made it yet. “Where could he be?” Richard asks himself.   Impatiently, he grabs his phone and…

Sky Fall

He can feel the tall grass sweeping lightly across his legs as he settles into his favorite hiding spot. Laying on his back, he places his hands behind his head to get a comfortable view. Patiently he awaits the show, because although it occurs daily like clockwork, each time he's privileged enough to experience it, it…

Nature’s Soundtrack

Last night was her toughest one yet.  She spent more time shivering than sleeping. Admiring the mystery of the mist that gently embraces the air, she stands to stretch. Then, in one swift move, grabs her book bag, places one foot in front of the other and continues her expedition.  The constant thought of turning back floods…

Once a Year

The spring season always brings about a change, weather it is the flowers that suddenly want out or wardrobe pieces that move from the back to the front of the closet.  The Fairfax family has always used this time to capture the essence of their aristocracy with a family portrait.  It has been a long-standing…