Love – L – A to Z Challenge

You are loved! Someone or something within this universe loves you. There is someone looking up to you. There is someone willing to help you. Just ask. You are loved! If you don’t show up for work, without a warning, your colleagues might wonder or even worry, where you are. If you go quiet on your blog, your Instagram, there will be people asking themselves … Continue reading Love – L – A to Z Challenge

Advent Calendar Day 11: The Christmas Storm by Trent McDonald

Original art by Trent McDonald

The Christmas Storm by Trent McDonald

The wind whistled through the window radiating a bone chilling cold into the room. Caelan Campbell didn’t care and pushed the curtains aside to try to get a look down to the cove. He could make out very little through the frosted window beyond the slashes of snow, but he could see a darker area that he guessed must be open water. If Father’s ship came in, would they be able to keep the lanterns lit? Perhaps he’d see the pale sails as the schooner came in, though he doubted they’d have the sails up under the lashing wind.

With a shiver Caelan lay back down by the grate. Warm air came up from the living room, its cozy fire keeping the Nor’ Easter out of the house. Not only did the warm air flow up to his dark bedroom, but Mom’s and Maggie’s voices made their way through that hole in the floor.

“It’s just past high tide now,” Maggie said. “In a few hours he won’t be able to make it over the shoals. I doubt he’ll make it in by Christmas morning.” Continue reading “Advent Calendar Day 11: The Christmas Storm by Trent McDonald”