Category Archives: Giving Thanks

On Memorial Day, Remember Those Who Served and Died

Memorial Day, or Remembrance Day, is the time to remember those who lost their lives while serving our country. Too often, we see this weekend as the beginning of “summer,” when what it represents for military families is the end … Continue reading

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Grannies with Guns: NYCM SSC

(Where a Writer’s Ideas Tangle in Puns) This is my third year participating in the New York City Midnight Short Story Challenge, where writers are packaged into heats with prompts unique to each, and have 8 days to write a … Continue reading

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Family, Crafts, and Christmas

In our family, crafts and Christmas wrap together in the perfect package of love, talent, sequins, and thread. The crafting began patterned after my mom’s abilities and my sister’s creativity ’round about kindergarten. Mom’s earliest sewing lessons revolved around Barbie doll … Continue reading

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