Parenting Guru

“Ouch, that was quite the tumble.” I laugh. My daughter stares at me, fighting back tears, looking at me for clues…

Forever Fido

The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do was telling my children that Daisy died. She had jumped a fence…

Dem Bones

Mom watched her children play in their new backyard as she washed the dishes. She adored their innocence and imagination.…

A Moment Within Eternity

She jumped. She was here just a moment ago, looking beautiful and alive. He squinted as he forced himself to…

Meat

Student: this piece is brown and has no marble. The livestock was probably caged and received very little exercise. It…

The Devil’s Punch Bowl

“Okay, I’ll do it?” I agreed because I was 13 and she was pretty. “I was just kidding, please get…

Gypsy Jazz

(as it twirls itself into an artless rhyme) A sideways smile eased my thoughts like a hand upon my back…

Demi-Cats

I looked into your mossy eyes and glimpsed an isolated future.  So I scurried home and drank until my belly…