3:00 A.M. ~ Short Fiction

The strong gusts of wind woke Joann from a sound sleep. She peered at the clock, and it was exactly 3:00 a.m. She got out of bed, and the hardwood floor felt cold. She checked the thermostat, and it was 63 degrees. She turned on the heat, went the bathroom to do her business, andContinue reading “3:00 A.M. ~ Short Fiction”

3:00 A.M. Downtown – Short Fiction

A late winter storm, dumping copious amounts of snow on the streets and avenues, in the downtown area. Its 3:00 a.m., not a soul to be seen venturing in the deepening snow. Even the plows are having a hard time keeping the roads cleared. The only places that are still open, are a 24 hourContinue reading “3:00 A.M. Downtown – Short Fiction”

3:00 A.M. – A Short Story

Every morning, at 3:00 a.m., you will find an elderly gentleman, sitting in his favorite booth, having a cup of coffee. He has been patronizing this certain coffee shop, since he retired many years ago from the book editing job, that he had for over 35 years. He usually is the only one there, andContinue reading “3:00 A.M. – A Short Story”

Short Story

She knew the weather is bad, but she was determined to venture out to the bodega, to get milk, as she had none left. Bundled up, she encountered white out conditions, and soon enough, she got disoriented, and didn’t know where she was. The next morning her son woke up, and his mother was notContinue reading “Short Story”

Behind The Times

It was a great time to be outdoors to enjoy the nice weather. So, I was looking at my phone, and thought it would be a good time to go to my blog. Along comes Ollie aka ‘The Village Idiot.’ He stops and asks me what am I doing? I tell him, I’m typing aContinue reading “Behind The Times”

Photos From The Weekend Storm

The maintenance man snow blowing the sidewalk. A look across the street. The Yews are just about covered with snow. All photos was taken on February 15, 2015 at 9:47 A.M. This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The Snow Piles Are Getting Higher

This pile of snow is taller than me, and down the street, the piles are higher. Photo taken: 2/10/2015 at 11:40 A.M. This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Morning Snow 2

The streets and parking lots are just about deserted. The snow is supposed to be done with late tonight, or early tomorrow morning. There’s talk about another storm for Thursday. This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Weather

The snow showers was on and off, and you can see the streaks of snowflakes. Photo taken December 13, 2014 @ 12:01 pm.  This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Snow Scene

Here in Eastern Mass., the first snow storm of the season is upon us. How much we get, is probably anyone’s guess. The photo was taken a couple of hours after the change over from rain. ┬áThis work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Crappy Weather

Photo was taken on the 21st, well before the worst of the storm hit late last night. Constant heavy rain and windy as all hell. Gotta love New England weather. This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

What Irks Me No. 2

Say the outside temperature is 98 F, with stifling humidity. And being outside in such sticky air, and the body is sweaty, and afraid you might have to take to the scissors to extricate one self from the soaked shirt. Anyways, along comes an idiot, all happy as he/she is whistling some stupid tune andContinue reading “What Irks Me No. 2”

Mother Nature

It seems that mother nature has a problem. The problem is, she must have a very itchy scalp. With all the dandruff falling from the sky above, it looks like she needs a good shampooing, with a good rinsing. Then a apply some conditioning, then rinse and repeat. Now, all this dandruff is landing onContinue reading “Mother Nature”

First Snow Storm Of 2014

The first snow storm of 2014 arrived here in the early morning hours. It is supposed to last until late Friday morning. The coast of Massachusetts is supposed to get worst of the storm. As of 7:45 pm, which is the time I am writing this, the temperature is 2 F, -16 C. The windContinue reading “First Snow Storm Of 2014”