I have one critical requirement when it comes to buying a new purse: it must be big enough for a book. Yes I want it to be cute and durable … Continue reading Following the Leader
Most Sundays start with a whirl of busy as Momma comes into my room far too early. She pulls open the blinds, even in the winter, to show that the … Continue reading When it’s Sunday, it feels like Saturday.
A few years ago there was flooding in Portland. Two different family members called from another state to make sure I was safe. I reminded them that I live several … Continue reading A Beached Boat
If you have never watched a Hallmark Television movie, let me summarize every single one: A stressed out woman is beautiful, but not glamourous, and has something happen that forces … Continue reading Then what happened?
12 people ahead. Or is it 11. Can’t quite tell if the one in the cap is a kid or adult. Well, it could be a kid with money. Or … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Till 2
Left. Right. Left. Right. Steps lead down the sidewalk without thought or intention. Left. Right. Left. Right. Sunshine is beating down, pushing away memories of the recent rains. A breeze … Continue reading Foolish Hope
Sonia tugged on the hanging edge of her scarf, wondering for the 100th time that morning if she could get through this. It seemed to easy when Danielle first told … Continue reading An Eclectic Palate
Sagging into the first seat available, Arthur leaned against the frosty glass, hoping the chill would keep him awake. No coffee shops were open this late in his neighborhood and … Continue reading Regrets
Every experience teaches you something. Even the bad experiences. Even the bad dates. From one, let’s say bleh rather than bad date I learned a very important name: Sara … Continue reading Waitress and #MeToo
Abigail was born first. Quiet and smiling. She fell asleep in her daddy’s arms within minutes of entering the world. Her presence seemed to settle any room. Grandma Suzanne said … Continue reading Conundrum