Sandra M. Odell

Sandra M. Odell is an author on The Story Shack

Stories by Sandra M. Odell

The Stars are Juliet’s Eyes

Illustrated by Hong Rui Choo

Watercress and cucumber sandwiches completed the tea service, dainty triangles without crusts arranged on a bone china plate, served with mint chutney. Becca nibbled and sipped as her grandmother trimmed tulips at the kitchen sink. “So.” Snip, snip, snip. “So?” Gams Yeager said. She trimmed tulips with red-handled shears. The sharp vegetative smell filled the kitchen …