Showing posts from August, 2015

Hello Ma Baby, Hello Ma Darlin’, Hello Ma Hurricane Gal!

Hurricane Story Part I

Hurricane Story Part II
I brushed the hair up and off of my face as I looked around The Nightingale. It could use a little more work, but it’s mostly done in its new incarnation. The bar and dining area is basically complete. I still need to decorate my apartment upstairs, but I’ll get to it.

I sank down on the couch with the intention to sit, but I was so tired after all of the renovating and decorating that I gave in to my desire to lay down. I stretched out on my back with legs and feet up on the couch in spite of my dusty shoes.

It has been a lovely albeit hot summer in St John. Our summers are always hot though. We St Johnians are used to it. I yawned. The heat and fatigue were making me sleepy. I thought, “I can close my eyes to rest them, but only for a minute…”

A jarring, rattling ring jolted me awake. Ow! The noise was so loud and right by my head! “What on earth is …