George Goes Along

A Short Story Finalist in the Texas Writer’s Quarterly My husband George always loved the idea of trying something new.  When we went to Cayman, he parasailed, went snorkeling, and actually swam with sting rays.  “See? The guide took pictures of me holding a sting ray in my arms!” He crowed.  All I could see … More George Goes Along

The Letters

The bundle of letters lay in Jessica’s hand as she sat in front of the old trunk that had belonged to her grandmother. The letters were filled with poetry and utterings of great love. They were romantic and beautiful and filled Jessica’s heart with the passion of the young woman she once was. But where … More The Letters

The Puppet

Originally posted on becky's getaway:
Luisa never liked his carving. It left shavings all over the carpet and she never could get all of them out. Even when she pulled the tiny, minute particles out of the carpet she could still sense they were there taunting her even as her Mario sat there happily…

Doll House

Wouldn’t it be interesting if all of our homes were made like this dollhouse? There would be no secrets, no dark corners to hide in. Everything would be out in the open and viewed by the world. We would not be able to hide any skeletons in the closets because your neighbor could see them … More Doll House

The Puppet

Luisa never liked his carving. It left shavings all over the carpet and she never could get all of them out. Even when she pulled the tiny, minute particles out of the carpet she could still sense they were there taunting her even as her Mario sat there happily singing while he painted the puppets. … More The Puppet