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…

I had a Mole

I had a mole that grew large and became unsightly. It was on my belly (which has also been growing…

Raising the Boys

Some people have said that I’m too strict with my boys, they say that I am a Tiger Dad. I…