A peek into the front entry revealed an inviting atmosphere calling to me: “Come on in, be seated, and read of magic wonderlands.”

I entered, chose a book, sat in a recliner, leaned back….felt the hood go over my face and my purse taken out of my hand before the laughing gas got to my brain.

Waking up, I remembered the cheese and crackers I had brought along for my snack, very appropriate since I had chosen a book titled “This Trap Is Trouble,” with the sub-title, “A Mouse Mystery That Leaves You Laughing.”


This is my first submission to your TLT. Hope to see you more. How do I find other “tales” about this picture? I’m tagging with TLT. Maybe that will do it. Thanks for the fun.

photo by Jordan Harrison

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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