Category Archives: Michaele Benedict

Michaele Benedict: A Terrifying Sea Tale

New Story by Michaele (Mikie) Benedict Email Mikie (mlbenedict@att.net) A Terrifying Sea Tale By Michaele Benedict The abalone diver probably has forgotten all about the time Edward almost killed him, since he hasn’t gone after abalone for years—nobody has—and worse … Continue reading

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Michaele Benedict: Piano Daddy

Story by Michaele Benedict Piano Daddy Once Robert Sheldon accidentally locked himself out of his house in San Francisco. He peered in the windows and his cats peered back at him. “If you had had children instead of cats,” a … Continue reading

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Author/Musician Michaele Benedict: "Mystery with Strings"

Email Michaele: (mlbenedict@att.com] Mystery with Strings A Short Story by Michaele Benedict    Musical instruments have their own lives. Most of them outlast one generation, so they get passed down, passed along, get lost and found again, get put away … Continue reading

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Bill the Tree Man and the Cypresses: New Story by Michaele Benedict

  Bill the Tree Man and the Cypresses   By Michaele Benedict   Bill the Tree Man is a little larger than life, and the nineteen cypress trees which surround my house are much larger than you want old trees … Continue reading

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A Love Affair with Mozart: Story by Michaele Benedict

Story by Michaele Benedict A Love Affair with Mozart Mozart and I have been spending two or three hours together every day for the past two months. Sometimes I grumble at these meetings. I have been known to swear. But … Continue reading

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Real Estate: Story by Montara Author Michaele Benedict

Real Estate Story by Michaele Benedict The Purisima board game we invented was probably a reaction to the landlord shuffle. When we first saw it, the modest little frame house on Purisima Creek Road had a sign saying “Maggie’s Farm” … Continue reading

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Remembering Bryant Wollman (1947-2008) by Michaele Benedict

Remembering Bryant Wollman By Michaele Benedict Bryant Wollman said he didn’t much like reading about himself, especially on the Internet, but he forgave my mentioning him in a story about Farmers Feed, our old 1970s food club, because he said … Continue reading

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"Jubilate Mimi": A Jewel of a Short Story from Michaele Benedict

“The name Millie didn’t suit this grey tortoiseshell at all. There was something French about her, something about the way she sashayed about and looked at us over her shoulder.” Jubilate Mimi By Michaele Benedict The English poet Christopher Smart, … Continue reading

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Joan McBride: The Coastside's Best of the Best..Story by Michaele Benedict

Mother Teresa, Jane Austen, Martha Stewart, the Marx Brothers: Joan McBride has a touch of each of them. Recently, Joan was directing the Coastside Chorale’s weekly Tuesday evening rehearsal at the OddFellows Hall on Main Street in Half Moon Bay. … Continue reading

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Montara's Michaele Benedict, author of, "Searching for Anna," Tells the Story of Richard Brautigan's Unique 'Mayonnaise' Library

Follow Author Richard Brautigan’s lead: Tell your own story. And Michaele asks, “Did the famous Brautigan “Mayonnaise” Library make it to its new home at the Presidio branch library in San Francisco?…… Whether or not the collection actually made it, … Continue reading

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