Standing Watch – Friday Fictioneers

Genre: Fantasy 100 words Standing Watch Give me sweet sleep now in the daylight, for nothing stalks the soul come dawn; the loud tourists, and the occasional minor demons pose no threat.

Ginger & Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

I’m taking my vegan side dish to Fiesta Friday with Angie and the gang. You can find delicious recipes all in one place here. Or if you’re looking for vegan and vegetarian recipes go here to Many of you know that I am at home healing from a hip injury. I’m a physician but…

A Frozen Section – Flash Frozen Fiction

Flash Frozen Fiction for Friday Fictioneers Genre: Historical Medical Narrative (Yes, I did just make that up.) 100 words A Frozen Section “Did you study the video I forwarded to you? It’s all in the wrist,” my friend the oncologist joked, as I angled the biopsy needle into my traitorous breast. “I know how to…

Roasted Brussels Sprout & Quinoa Salad

Duke’s Beach House in Maui serves a side dish of Brussels sprouts and red quinoa which I found by accident. This inexpensive $6.00 dish is hidden in small print with the 5 Cheese Mac and Cheese, Creamed Maui Corn and Bok Choy almost as an after thought. But I swear it is my favorite dish…

Died With His Boots On

Flash Fiction 100 words Genre: Mental Health Narrative Died With His Boots On The choking acrid smoke always came first, leaving her gasping for breath a decade later. The clanging of the fire bell would startle her but it was the screams of the trapped horses that brought on the panic attack. The shrink had…

Asparagus Chèvre Quiche

Asparagus is in season! Nestle these lovely gems in a thyme scented chèvre custard for a slice of heaven. This isn’t a low fat recipe but it’s packed with protein and looks impressive at a brunch or on the dinner table. Serve with fresh seasonal fruit and a side of fresh snow peas or greens….

Kind Lady Doctor Lives Here

Kind Lady Doctor Lives Here I gently touched the angry scar where his larynx used to be. He motioned for a blank piece of paper and his companion handed him a nub of chalk. Confused, I watched my patient draw a friendly cat and a cross. Puzzled, I raised a brow at his disheveled companion.