From the protection of the doorway, Nana waited. “What are you doing, Jaime? Come inside.” The rain pelted then rebounded on the wood deck. As the sun began to set, … Continue reading
In my head words live. Neurons fire chemical pens. I dream; stories wake.
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At only two years old, my daughter told us with a confident nod, “I want a doggie.” How adorable! How sweet! Five years later, the statement has turned from cute … Continue reading
I like beets. I don’t like peeling raw beets or having my fingers red stained for days because I never have gloves handy when I pick up beets, so they … Continue reading
Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #46: Eat Your Greens Kale Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing (#eatmoresalad)
Don’t you love it when cooking isn’t really cooking at all? I picked up this overpriced bag of salad that was on a crazy sale at the store and my … Continue reading
Hello, friends and eaters! This post was supposed to make it’s appearance on Star Wars Day — May the Fourth Be With You — but I couldn’t carve out the … Continue reading
I hold myself at arm’s length from the gnarled oak. My fingers press into the painful stitch in my side and my head tilts back. A bead of sweat … Continue reading
“Easy with that,” she says, pointing a spork at the unmarked, red bottle. He scoffs. Susie smirks. One bite. Two. Three. A glossy brow, glassy eyes, and gaping nostrils spell … Continue reading
It doesn’t make any sense the calendar we all use. Days of the week never sure; names of the months all askew. Three six five split evenly; twenty-eight days … Continue reading