A Snowy Serpent

A Snowy Serpent

“A likely story indeed!” said the Pigeon, in a tone of the deepest contempt. “I’ve seen a good many little girls in my time, but never one with such a neck as that! No, no! You’re a serpent; and there’s no use denying it. I suppose...
Serpent’s Trail, Part 2: The Winter Cometh

Serpent’s Trail, Part 2: The Winter Cometh

The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly.- “As You Like It” Act 2, Scene 3 The saying goes, “If you don’t like the weather in Colorado, wait 5 minutes.” That quote in turn reminds me of...

Serpent’s Trail, Take 1: Indian Summer

“Each golden day was cherished to the full, for one had the feeling that each must be the last. Tomorrow it would be winter.” ― Elizabeth Enright, The Four-Story Mistake And that’s how it was: for the entirety of autumn we had known summer. So, of course, I was...

Life Decisions

“I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!” ― Mark Twain I’ve been all mixed up lately, trying to decide what to do with this ‘ole life of mine. I woke up this morning with an idea- not something that...
Trail of the Serpent

Trail of the Serpent

“If the sky could dream, it would dream of dragons.” ― Ilona Andrews I don’t like snakes. Just ask Sara- she’s heard my fearful wail on more than one occasion. So when I think of “serpents”, I prefer to imagine dragons. The Serpent’s...