What’s that smell?

What’s that smell?

Scary doll with uncertain roots. The newly renovated four-plex apartment building at 44 Cherry Street was still vacant in two units, one upstairs across the hall from longtime tenants Lorraine and Frederick, and one downstairs across from new tenant Susan from LA. The...
Who Are All These People?

Who Are All These People?

And what are they doing here? Chain saw created crow 44 Cherry Street: A fictional account of real life (and imaginary) happenings in Black Mountain. Find previous episodes on my website. Susan was excited about renting an apartment in the newly renovated building at...
Is Black Mountain the new LA?

Is Black Mountain the new LA?

44 Cherry Street On-going saga of a fictional address in a magical town. Handmade Suzani Pillow Covers $25 The apartments at 44 Cherry Street were still vacant, and the renovations were almost completed. The painters had applied gallons of pale grey paint, the dark...

Is the Circus Coming to Cherry Street?

Japanese style wrapping cloth $15 44 Cherry Street is an on-going tale of fictional characters at a fictional address in Black Mountain. Quite often the events reflect changes going on in our town, but sometimes they are notions from my twisted imagination. New batch...
A Surprise Visit!

A Surprise Visit!

I was walking up to the Dripolator to get a mocha frappe yesterday afternoon, when I spotted Lorraine sitting on the porch of 44 Cherry Street with a frown on her face and a sign clutched in her hands. The sign read, “ Hell No, Wackos! I won’t go!! Find another...
Guess Who’s Coming to Black Mountain?

Guess Who’s Coming to Black Mountain?

Tripp bade me goodbye and said he would return to Black Mountain when the construction on 44 Cherry Street was more complete and the Town Pump had become more “suitable.” He said when he heard “fine bars”, he expected something more like Selwyn Pub in Charlotte. ...