Here’s the most recent short story about Harold, an organized man, and Part 2 of A Library Lesson from teepee12.com Next week a summary of the Harold stories appears here and a look ahead to the two remaining stories to come on SERENDIPITY blog.
A Library Lesson, Part 2, Richard Paschall, Sunday Night Blog
Imagine Harold, Master of Time Manipulation, Lord of the Library and Sultan of the Schedule, being knocked off course by a tiny Harry Potter wannabe, but there he was. The assistant librarian left him standing in the middle of the Children’s Library with a pint-sized wizard in training, hoping to hear the exploits of a “real” boy wizard, Harry Potter. Harold did not know how to handle the situation.
When Harold retired from his job as a mechanical engineer at a large Midwestern manufacturing facility, he foresaw days of peaceful plans with little interference from other humans. People would be worked into the schedule as time allowed. But his retirement proved difficult to control and plans were more like wishes than regular schedules. Harold, however, was not easily dissuaded from keeping his schedule in tact.
“Can you read that story?”…
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