Miracle Beans: Part 5 (final part) 

A little birdie It’s December 24, and although it’s Christmas Eve, a time of joy, festivities and last minute shopping for many, Black Mountain was saddened. The only people who were popping champagne and celebrating, were the commercial real estate investors, who saw Miracle Beans as an opportunity expand Black Mountain. These investors weren’t interested…

Miracle Beans: Part 4

Part 4  It’s not my problem  The Black Mountain community was good about keeping the Go Fund Me, for the Osbornes a secret. The Osbornes posted that their last day open would be December 20, which was two days away. Linda decided to call Joseph, the Osbornes son; he hadn’t been home in ten years….

Fires and burns. Part 3 (Final)

A couple of weeks later, trouble began to brew in paradise, between Lexi and Carson. Lexi had kept it cool in the presence of Kane, but his words cut deep. Kane’s words had reached a place they once held residence. His words made Lexi question her worth. She started to doubt that Carson could truly…

Fires and burns: part 2 

Let me go… A couple of days went by, and Kane found himself at a witch house. Kane is a Voodoo veteran, but he wanted to make sure that whatever he put on Lexi, would stick this time. The witch had direct contact with certain spirits, and Kane was sure that the spell would work….

Fires and burns 

Part 1 On my momma. “Well looka here. What do we have here?” Kane said, while scrolling through the Gram, and stopping on a video of his children’s mother, Lexi. She was showcasing a huge diamond on her ring finger. Then a man came up behind her, hugging her waist, and kissing her on the…

Carrie, Carly, & Candi. Part 4 (Final)

“Two days before prom, and he asks me to be his prom date. I don’t know if I want him anymore. He missed Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and now that Prom is almost here, he wants to kiss and make up like everything is all good! He probably thinks he’s going to get lucky on prom…

Carrie, Carly, & Candi. (Part 3)

“What a great movie,” Carly said, as the movie went off. “Wait are you crying?” Candi said. “No way. My allergies are acting up. Why would I be crying?” Carly said.  “Mmhmm. Okay, sis,” Candi said. “It was a great movie though. Carly, it’s okay to show emotion. It means you have a heart,” Carrie…

Carrie, Carly & Candi. (Part 2)

Thirty years ago… Southside Atlanta, Georgia. Girls playing hand clapping game. “Slide-baby, one, two, three, four- you go out, in, up, and down,” Brooke and Carrie said, as they increased their hands speed. Their brother Tim was riding his bike down the hill and almost crashed into them, disrupting their game. “Ugh, Tim! You get…

Carrie, Carly & Candi. (A short story by Shubricca L Bell) Part 1.

This is a story of a mother (Carrie) and her daughters Carly (the oldest) and Candi (the youngest). Carrie has been divorced from Carly and Candi’s dad for eight years, and has spent her adult life running her florist shop and taking care of her daughters. Today Carly is graduating college with a degree in…