Flash Fiction: Forsaking and Gathering

Sitting on the edge of our bed, I’m looking at our room. It’s a mess, as it always is. It’s been difficult without you. But it always is. I’m thinking about you; wanting more time. I’m wishing I could go back and visit those moments when life was open to us. If I could goContinue reading “Flash Fiction: Forsaking and Gathering”

An Ode to the Adolescent Years and the Romance Novels that got Me Through Them

I cringe when I think how young I was when I started reading romance novels. A combination of a love of the written word and hormones threw me into the embrace of steamy books full of leading men and dramatic women. It may not be exceptionally unusual that I was around 13 when I pickedContinue reading “An Ode to the Adolescent Years and the Romance Novels that got Me Through Them”