Category: Greenhouse Museum

  • Connector – Part 3

    Neither had wanted to go home, but neither wanted to be alone. Which is how Jake and Paolo found themselves sitting in the dark of the greenhouse lobby, staring out at the empty parking lot and quiet main road beyond it. They had plenty to discuss. A wealth of details and plans to go over…

  • Rebuilder – Part 2

    “Hold it right there.” Will commands, folding a scrap piece of cardboard quickly and shimmying it into place. “Ok, perfect. I think we got all the spacers right.” From behind him, Aura’s clear alto voice calls out, “Looks even from here.” “I’ll trust you on that. Hand me the caulk?” Though he knows better, Jake…

  • Fighter – Part 2

    “Goddammit, Charlie!” Will shouts at him as he climbs down the ladder. “I fucking told you not to touch the fucking panels!” Immediately Charlie’s face turns red with shame. “I just wanted to…” “Just wanted to what?! Fucking break something?” “No, you asshole! I was trying to help!” The other boys stand back as an…

  • Connector – Part 2

    At least the day had been cool. Heading home from visiting Will, Jake just kept reminding himself that at least the weather had improved. Nothing else seemed to be going well. It had only been 24-hours since all the drama erupted. Eager to pour himself into working that morning, he found himself alone at the…

  • Originator – Part 2

    Thunder rumbles in the distance and Paolo sighs. From the other room, Charlie calls out, “Hey. Jake says a storm is coming. He’s on his way.” Paolo looks up from his monitor and nods, now intent on finishing all the emails in the inbox. Storms always have the potential to take the power out. Best…

  • Rebuilder – Part 1

    He gives her hand a little squeeze before letting it go. “Wait here.” Will says gently, giving her a soft kiss on the cheek. He thinks he sees her frown ever so slightly but can’t be sure. The clearing is only a few yards ahead, obscured by the thick green summer foliage of bushes, climbing…

  • Fighter – Part 1

    Charlie sighs as he pats the last of the loose dirt down around the roots of the new redwood tree they had been able to procure. He couldn’t help but feel sad for it, having been uprooted from all its friends and transported across multiple states to live out the rest of its life in…

  • Connector – Part 1

    The sound of the key in the lock could only mean one thing. Abi was here. It had been a long day on site and normally he’d be looking forward to time with her, but today he was just exhausted. The day had been muggy and hot which made tempers run higher than needed. Jake…

  • Originator – Part 1

    It all started with a dream and finding the right people. At a green-tech C conference, Paolo meets Santi and things take off from there.