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Elle Jauffret

Writer ~ Lawyer ~ Fork Handler

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Apr 18, 2017

 

Birdseeds and Cheese grits

The young boy knew exactly what to do with the $20 bill he found buried in the muddy snow. He asked his mother for a ride, not to go purchase a replacement for his pair of pants that was thinning dangerously at the knees or a pair of gloves that would keep his…

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Joan's War: Bitter Sweet Lemon Custard

Jan 19, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joan brought her sword down with all her remaining might, inflicting a deathblow on her opponent, and watched the last of her country’s foes collapse. 

Exhaustion made her knees wobble. She stumbled toward her nation’s flag, fighting …

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New Year Tradition

Jan 1, 2017

Lentils to Welcome the New Year

Did you know that the world’s celebration of the New Year is a somewhat recent phenomenon, which couldn’t have been possible without the acceptance of the Gregorian Calendar?

Before the 17th century, many countries had their own calendars, establishing …

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