Tag Archives: #WPLongform

On Vacation

The yellow sun warmed their pinkish skin, made the vascular structures more efficient, and cleaned their bodies more rapidly. In short, it gave them vigor, vim, and better health. After only a short time their went off into isolated locations, … Continue reading

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And We’re Off!!

“Just read on the line, don’t try to pronounce it phonetically. And don’t try to read anything into it!” the repeated warning were becoming frustrating to the Lab Technician. He was tiring of repeating them. “Okay, I’ll try again.” The … Continue reading

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Shipping Costs

The ship was loading, the docks were filled and stacked, and were teaming with moving animals, flying birds, and hundreds of humans as well. It had been this way for months, and would still be this way after the ship … Continue reading

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Chasing Cows in the Snow (Part 2 of 2)

“Hey, way to go city girl.” She chided me despite my success. We walked to the far corner, behind the thin line of trees, and pushed the cows back the way we had come. “You won’t have the same problem … Continue reading

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Chasing Cows in the Snow (Part 1 of 2)

I was working my Uncle’s farm in northern Wisconsin a few years ago. I didn’t know it, but I was going to be presented with a near tragedy of sorts. It all started with a missing cow, Bessy. Her real … Continue reading

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Washington’s Revenge

The men began emerging as the fog lifted. Those on the top of the hill were clearly visible, their medals, brass accoutrements, and weaponry shone brightly in the sun. They fidgeted in not so clearly defined rows as they sat, … Continue reading

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String Physics:

            He stood on his porch, the same one he had gone through a thousand times. It was a wide porch with the door in the center of the wall. On either side of it … Continue reading

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