The Cold Stormy Night

His jaw line was sharp. He had the kind of chin that could hold a cigarette butt without dropping it. I stared into his deep brown eyes in silence. I knew by the way it was snowing outside, that he was going to encourage me to stay the night. I bit my lower lip in […]

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Norma is Coming Quickly

Perfectly Torn As I’m writing my new book, I have come to the realization that my humor is somewhat strange. I find myself laughing and giggling while I write. Like seriously, in hysterics to the point my dog starts barking at me and my kids look at me like I’m insane. I take a random […]

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Beautiful

I’m lying on my couch watching some show about serial killers, trying to relax after a hard day at work. Fridays. By the time Fridays get here I’m emotionally and physically drained. He walks up to me and brushes his hand against my cheek. He calls me beautiful. Laying there I could think of a […]

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The Coin Toss

As I tossed the coin I was wishing it would come heads, but it didn’t. It sat there burning a hole in my hand. It weighed more than a bowling ball sitting there. I felt as if the president on the other side were laughing and chomping on my flesh just to say, ‘you lose’. […]

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Sassafras Tea

It was the day after the carnival. I was drinking a sassafras tea. I enjoy them from time to time. My friend always tells me that nobody purposefully drinks sassafras tea. I shrugged, not too concerned with what she thought about it. I was listening to her go on and on about some controversy she […]

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Get Busy Living

My week has been crazy, but also very eye opening. 6 days off of work taught me a lot about myself. I had posted pictures from the concert I went to, one of them captioned, ‘my life has forever changed’. That sounds dramatic, I know. But that’s the truth. My life has forever changed. Simply […]

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