When Kids Are Creepy at Night

At 11:30pm I was working later than I should have when my attention was broken by the sound of a whimper coming from upstairs. The refrigerator’s hum and buzzing from the bugs of summer outside, make it hard to pinpoint where the whimper is coming from. I hear it again. It’s my son. This isn’t... Continue Reading →

Darling Girl: Drama Short Story

Her family referred to her as a darling little girl. Michelle, now twelve, rolled her eyes at every word that fell from an adult's mouth. Dreary is how she would describe her current living situation, which consisted of her mother, father, little brother, and Grandpa Willy. Grandpa Willy was the only interesting person in the... Continue Reading →

Spring Cleaning Book Tag

I was tagged in this challenge almost two weeks ago, time is slipping by this summer, what can I say. Thank you, Denny, at The Ceaseless Writer. One of my favorite blogs to visit, even though I am sure the books we choose to read are wickedly different. I still like to read his banter.... Continue Reading →

Flannel: Short Story Part 3 of 4

I knew I had been adopted, this hadn’t been a secret. While my brothers and my sister looked like apples that had fallen from the family tree, I never quite fit in. My parents, that is my adopted parents, have loved me as if I were their own. Though the questions about where I came... Continue Reading →

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