A Fathers’ Day Mystery

By Daris Howard    Cindy excitedly came into the sewing room where her mother was busy mending overalls. “Mom, guess what I got Dad for Fathers’ Day!”    Janet looked…

New Year Commitments

By Daris Howard Even though it had been a few years since I had been a scoutmaster, I always tried to go on campouts with the boys when an extra…

An Unusual Assignment

By Daris Howard It was the day after Thanksgiving. As a police officer, Samuel was preparing to go on patrol, but he had to fill out the required reports first.…

Missing a Halloween Party

By Daris Howard As school was ending on Friday, Lenny stopped by my locker to see me.  “Do you want to join us for some Halloween fun tomorrow?”    …