The Welcome Meter

Now consider that every city has a way of greeting you, of welcoming you into its presence. No matter how often you have visited before; now you arrive branded as visitor, guest, outsider.

My kiss to you…

  To write authentically we must write with abandon, accessing our innermost being. Tom Bird described it as the divine author within, not the author we should be, but the one that deep inside we truly are. However, this requires guts, fortitude, chutzpah, balls, or...

Dog Bite

Her daughter stood between the sofa and the round wood cable used as a coffee table. It only took seconds, but as she stepped toward the dog, he lunged at her, biting her above the nose, right between the eyes.

Falling in love

She wasn’t sure when she fell in love with reading, but she certainly knew where.  She was almost four years old when she began attending library school.  The librarians were readers, the first orators she ever experienced, and they made each story come alive.  Their...

Where she fell in love…

She walked the three blocks of tree lined streets leading to her favorite place in the whole entire world, the place where she had discovered her love of reading. She was so happy, thinking about how she would bring home a new book today. The summer reading program...

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