Something Jumped Up and Bit Me

Something Jumped Up and Bit Me

It was just about this time last year my mom and I went on vacation in North Georgia. Because she drove down from Tennessee and I drove up from Atlanta, we had two cars and followed each other from one town to another. After spending a lovely day in downtown...
Still Life with Mason Jars

Still Life with Mason Jars

    I’m pleased to share that I had a story recently published in an online journal called gutwrench. This is by far one of the most vulnerable pieces I’ve ever written. I’m hoping to include it in my upcoming book, Walks with Grief. Click...

Letter to the Children I Didn’t Have

Dear Kids, I was 14 and bored in biology class. I started making lists of the names of my children. Just like the book I’d been reading, Flowers in the Attic, I would have a girl, and then a boy, and then a set of fraternal twins. Their names would be Catherine,...