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(A novel excerpt-Honey is 14) You be the analyst, okay? Pretend concern, adopt a soft kitten voice, coo nouns and verbs and say, "how ARE…

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After the trip to Duluth in February, memories started to fade like tendrils of steam rising from Lake Michigan on a winter morning. When all…

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How many times has he moaned, "I feel like I'm being punished but I haven't done anything wrong?" And yet, here on this quiet, gray…

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I have been married before. I had a husband, he had me. I have been married for most of my life. Then he died. in…

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(A novel excerpt-Honey is 14) You be the analyst, okay? Pretend concern, adopt a soft kitten voice, coo nouns and verbs and say, "how ARE…

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Sometimes a woman's name comes up on the roulette wheel at work and she's in trouble. This risk increases when a woman's in her fifties.…

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After the trip to Duluth in February, memories started to fade like tendrils of steam rising from Lake Michigan on a winter morning. When all…

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(this is a story I've been working on. It's about 5000 words. I plan to send it to you in five installments. I'm looking for…

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Spinster- See also: cat lady Spinster's claw: An ulnar claw, also known as claw hand, or 'spinster's claw' is a deformity or an abnormal attitude…

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How many times has he moaned, "I feel like I'm being punished but I haven't done anything wrong?" And yet, here on this quiet, gray…

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When I was in college, for one of my classes in world history, I was assigned a textbook called “Herstory – the underside of History”.…

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In re: Carmelita By the time I met her, Carmelita was in constant pain and it made her grumpy. She had arthritis and had suffered…

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When my son died in early November, a year after my husband died, ten years after my daughter died, my sister, shocked, said, “You must…

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The withering bonsai sat on the outside table without saying a word. I was waiting for the branches to start moving in a spooky way,…

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I was not prepared to run into Edward again, or so I claimed—but what was I doing at that bar to begin with? I’d given…

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