Short Story Sunday: One Night

Short Story Sunday: One Night

Andy opened his eyes. His head was still in tact, or at least he imagined it hadn’t completely exploded. She’d called his name then jumped in his lap, knocking over the chair he was sitting in. As he tried to move he discovered his hair was caught under the top of the chair back. Someone … Continue reading

Musings on Parenting and Vampires

Musings on Parenting and Vampires

Love is in the air. I know because by 4:00 am the turkeys are already out making their gobbling love calls all over the neighborhood. They’re in the park, in front yards, in side yards, in driveways, on the sidewalks, and in the streets. Sleep is also still in the air for teens who have … Continue reading

An Afternoon Haunting Over Coffee (With A Ghost)

An Afternoon Haunting Over Coffee (With A Ghost)

Some are haunted by the thoughts of “what if.” Some are haunted by loves lost and missed opportunity. Some are haunted by terrors in their closets, that come out at night and stare at the foot of their bed with lifeless black eyes, and claws like razors. Some, like me, are haunted by another kind … Continue reading

Evie

Evie

Our friend Pierce was by this weekend. He pulled out a tintype of his mother and sisters. “Oh my goodness,” I said. “There is Evie when she was alive. How is she?” “Great, you should get in touch with her. She is in the Oakland Hills these days. She’d love to see you,” said Pierce. … Continue reading

Pie, Pi, and Hi Mom (Uncle Rico’s Cheese Pie, and Mattie’s Lemon Pie) and Vampires

Pie, Pi, and Hi Mom (Uncle Rico’s Cheese Pie, and Mattie’s Lemon Pie) and Vampires

3.14159265359 Happy Pi Day! Garret, who is in his third year of college and almost twenty-one asked me about pie today, because it is the best way to celebrate Pi Day. Baking and math, is like all art and science – one can’t exist without the other. Baking is an art but it is also … Continue reading