FAWN FALL

My foot presses the gas pedal as the car quickly accelerates. I’m going too fast as usual, because I’m rushing somewhere like usual. The stretch of street whizzes past me, deep green lawns manicured to perfection, tall majestic trees stretch their limbs over the road like arms. The occasional minivan sits idle in the driveway waiting for school pickup and a grocery run.  Around the next curve my foot slams on the brakes. “What the hell,” I shout, from checking off the To-Do list swimming in … [Read more...]

Thankful Thursday: Mending a Broken Heart

He walked in the door from basketball not feeling like himself. “My heart is beating out of my chest,” he told me. I looked at him, and thought to myself “This is really happening.”   I rushed upstairs grabbed the bottle of Asprin and shakily poured some water into a glass. He took the pill and went to rest. When I checked on him five minutes later, I could see the erratic pulse in his neck vein.   This wasn’t good.   I ordered him to go to the … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Writing Me

Three years ago I was part of a fantastic group of writers. We shared our thoughts on life over at Bigger Picture Blogs. The Blog is long gone, but the premise behind it still remains. One our collaborative writing projects was based on a meme called Where I’m From.  So, for those of you who are new-ish to my blog, here's a glimpse of me.   **   I am from river cities and small towns with corn fields as far as the eye can see.   From Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies … [Read more...]

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