Romance and Trees Bloom on Cherry Street

Romance and Trees Bloom on Cherry Street

The following is the latest chapter of 44 Cherry Street, a fictional story based in Black Mountain. To read earlier chapters of this story, log on to the website, chifferobehomeandgarden.com and click on 44 Cherry Street. To catch you up: Lorraine is a longtime...
Bells Are Ringing…Somewhere

Bells Are Ringing…Somewhere

This is for real! The weather is warmer and Abby’s chickens are busy laying. Come in and get a dozen fresh, organic free range beauties, just $5 Mac was ready to leave Black Mt. Pres. He believed he had come up empty this time. There was no hen here in this...
New Face on Cherry Street

New Face on Cherry Street

44 Cherry Street: Fiction Mac Buchanan sat in the last pew at Black Mountain Pres looking beatific. He was ostensibly moved by the sermon by the pastor, Mary Katherine Robinson, but he had his mind occupied by other things. Mac had the chiseled features of a...
Spill it, Sister!

Spill it, Sister!

What’s up at 44 Cherry Street? Last week when I asked Lorraine about Frederick, she burst into tears and told me between sobs that he was gone! “Gone???” I asked. “What in the world happened?” Grandpa Ron and Max She was crying hard and couldn’t speak, so I...
Checking in with Lorraine at 44 Cherry

Checking in with Lorraine at 44 Cherry

Someone who reads my newsletter wrote to ask me what was going on with the gang at 44 Cherry Street. As this has been a busy time, I didn’t know, so I walked up Cherry Street and opened the gate that leads to the front walk and the steps up to the front porch. I...