The View from Splinter Cottage

everyday is a short story by h. scott heist

A yellow light in Italy © h. scott heist 09

 I suspect Italy is as good a place to think as any.    There is always the temptation to ruin a photograph by trying to make a painting. Perhaps, no place more so than Northern Italy. And no place sillier than in the home of the Renaissance. Where the art of life was in gathering the skills to make it intelligently beautiful..  

Everyday is a Short Story: The Red Docs © H. Scott Heist 08

¬† ¬†EVERY DAY IS A SHORT STORY: ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† the red docs¬†¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Today, it felt like autumn. So I sat out a bit, with my red doc’s. The way I used to at out door cafes in Europe.¬† Thinking maybe I might see or hear something worth reporting. That might make other folks smile. ¬† ¬†¬† ¬† The RED DOC”S were carried back from Florence to.. Read More