Hazel-Sunny

Follow Me! – Chapter 1, HORSE RANCH DAYDREAM

Hazel headed up the ranch road, mostly walking, but occasionally skipping forward and scuffing the heel of her boot along the pavement. Rays of morning sunlight darted through the oak trees’ swaying branches, landing in bright bursts on her upturned face. Her squinting eyes closed now and again against the sun’s dazzling brightness. Even then, in a blind cocoon of …

Horse Greeting

Follow Me! – Chapter 2, I LOVE HORSES

While she was still petting the horses at the fence, Hazel heard the crunch of footsteps on gravel. She looked over to see her Aunt Trudy walking up the lane. Aunt Trudy lived at the Ranch, cared for the animals and worked with the horses. She was lanky and wore her brown hair in a more or less tousled bob. …