Annie DeMoranville Writes: It Rings

I owe you a weekly menu, but it’s been a busy week of writing. I’ll try to get it up this weekend.  Here’s my latest little Instagram post:

Left on a dusty shelf in a dark corner of a secondhand store. A hidden treasure, ignored and neglected. I brought it home, cleaned it up, and stationed it on my desk. There it sat, silenced by smaller, faster, more mobile instruments. Still, I loved its sleek, strong presence, evoking thoughts of rainy night mysteries.

Sitting, working, when the quiet of the night was shattered by ringing. I must be hallucinating. It rings again.

I picked up the receiver…

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Annie DeMoranville Instagram Short Stories #4: A Little Coffee

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At the end of a crappy day, I needed a warm lift.
I set my little espresso machine to go and went to shed my work clothes for my comfy on-the-couch-clothes.
When I returned, there was no doubt who understood me, who knew what I needed to brighten my dreary day.
Not a bouquet of flowers. Not a cheery card.
No, it was a cup so pretty, I almost couldn’t drink it.

But of course, I did.

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