NEWS!

I’m thrilled to announce that my stories “Calinda Jones” and “Bethany Lindy” have been accepted for publication in Archer Publishing’s anthology Dark and Stormy available in September 2023. Thank you to Louis Lyles, II, publisher, Archer Publishing for selecting both stories.

Brain Freeze

Portland has been in a deep freeze. For the first few days it snowed and every-day life came to a stand still while sled runs, cross-country skiing  and snowman construction became the norm. Indoors, we relaxed, slept late, read. We stayed in our Pjs, and made soup in the crock pot. Even with the squeals of children sliding down the …

A Walk in the Park

In Jim Harrison’s amazing poem “Spring”, the line “a break from the struggle of being” caught my eye. I thought to myself, Wow, I’d really like a break from my struggle to be.” At the time, anxiety had my stomach tight and achy. I couldn’t wrangle my thoughts. In fact, my thoughts felt like wild, ornery things intent on a chase through …