The Saltness of Time

The Saltness of Time A Kansas snowstorm forces a car of college students returning home for the holidays to take refuge in the hotel of a small town where they encounter a fellow traveler who also seeks shelter and has

  • Title: The Saltness of Time
  • Author: Randy Attwood
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A Kansas snowstorm forces a car of college students returning home for the holidays to take refuge in the hotel of a small town where they encounter a fellow traveler, who also seeks shelter, and has a story to tell about the consequences of another snow storm decades before when a hideous truth is revealed about an old woman I haven t told many people this story PerhapsA Kansas snowstorm forces a car of college students returning home for the holidays to take refuge in the hotel of a small town where they encounter a fellow traveler, who also seeks shelter, and has a story to tell about the consequences of another snow storm decades before when a hideous truth is revealed about an old woman I haven t told many people this story Perhaps you d rather not hear it I know how hard it is for young people to listen about what rocked the hearts and flamed the passions of old people when they were young It seems so long ago it s hard to believe lives back then were blood and bone real And what happened to me that night reached back into the last century I mean, Gabrielle was born in the 1880s No, wait, might as well get it right She was eighty nine when we ran across her and that was in 1963, so she would have been born in he stopped briefly to calculate in his head and Stephie, the little math whiz, spoke up with the answer, 1874 Eighteen seventy four Amazing that I can pass on, personally, now than hundred years after her birth, some of the reality of Gabrielle If you d care to hear about it, he said and it was a plea than a question Something there that needed telling.

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    2 thoughts on “The Saltness of Time

    1. I grew up on the grounds of a Kansas insane asylum where my father was a dentist I attended the University of Kansas during the troubled 1960s getting a degree in art history After stints writing and teaching in Italy and Japan I had a 16 year career in newspapers as reporter, editor and column writer winning major awards in all categories I turned to health care public relations serving as director of University Relations at KU Medical Center I finished my career as media relations officer of The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art Now retired, I am marketing the fiction I ve written over all those years And creating .

    2. Please note: I just finished editing this; this review was originally written 1/9/12, I'm just organizing it per my new formatMy Synopsis: When four young college students get snowed in with a stranger in a small Kansas town, they hear from him a story about an event in his youth that has forever altered his life and his perceptions of the world.My Thoughts: Randy Attwood says this is his Heart of Darkness, a story he first started working on in his 20s. Like all of his stories, The Saltness of [...]

    3. Odd title, don't you think, for this short novella by someone who is fast becoming one of my favorite writers. It is from Shakespeare's Henry IV,"Some smack of age in you, some relish of the saltness of time."It means the quality of being salty. We have a modern day slice of Chaucer here, with four traveling friends marooned in a small hotel because of a blinding blizzard in the plains of Kansas. In the main room by a comforting fire, they meet an elderly gentleman who offers to tell them a stor [...]

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