How ’bout a wild weekend away?

How ’bout a wild weekend away?

Gorgeous water color painting by Joyce Black-Woerz Lorraine and Mac were in a good place. (her place…)  She had resigned herself to being with a guy who was probably cheating on her and who left her house a mess, but was at least free-spirited. He was happy to...
Further News of Lorraine and Mac

Further News of Lorraine and Mac

Fictional account of life at 44 Cherry Street in Black Mountain 3×4′ landscape view from Black Mountain by Ann Watcher Recently Lorraine caught a glimpse of herself in the hall mirror of her apartment at 44 Cherry Street, and was horrified by her looks....
Memorial Day is for Memories

Memorial Day is for Memories

Cute vintage Peewee Herman doll. It is now mute, however. Lorraine was not big on holidays. She had never had children and saw most holidays as a push to spend money on other people, and in her opinion, most of the people in her life didn’t deserve a present. Besides,...
Lorraine Takes a  Hard Look

Lorraine Takes a Hard Look

Mac, Lorraine’s live-in boyfriend, had disappeared. Maybe he was out there (doing his so-called job) selling used magazines, but more than likely, he was hiking somewhere in Montreat with a woman he had picked up somewhere. He’d be back, surely, when he got hungry. ...
Lorraine and Mac at Home

Lorraine and Mac at Home

1917 Smith Corona Typewriter Needs some love! $50 44 Cherry Street is a fictional account of some fictional characters who live in Black Mountain.  Lorraine is the only remaining resident of the four-plex after Covid and the landlord’s upgrading of the building led to...