And that’s the way it was, June 10 1947

She turned twenty-one that day, and married her high school sweetheart. He was about to turn twenty-two, and had already returned from the war, smoking cigarettes and telling tales of the motorcycle he had learned to ride. She thought that he seemed pretty full of himself since his return, but she married him anyway atContinue reading “And that’s the way it was, June 10 1947”

Point of View

I violate one of the basic rules of storytelling. I do it often, I do it on purpose, and I like doing it. The rule is to pick a point of view and stick to it, at least for a full chapter. But because the stories I tell myself are never told from a singleContinue reading “Point of View”

Smarter, kinder and living in 2017

Laughs are precious these days. I turn on the news or open my computer with a vague feeling of dread. It’s always nice to be surprised by a little humor instead, so today I’m sharing a few of my favorites from Facebook. Links to like are at the bottom of the post. Please do. AlongContinue reading “Smarter, kinder and living in 2017”