Ring… Ring… “Dr. Heller’s office.” “I’m sick. I need to come in.” I whined a lot now. Six days of coughing and gagging on green gunk will do that. My…Read more
I dashed into the small church with five minutes to spare, and screeched to a halt. Drat. The place was packed. Should have known. Julie and John were part of…Read more
When I was a sophomore in college I met a gorgeous fraternity man named Michael Rock. Just the sight of his 6 foot, broad shoulders, and Roman-statue butt set my…Read more
I checked my watch. Okay, she was ten minutes late. I tapped my finger on the table and glanced toward the door. Where could she be? I was sure I…Read more
Family Holidays ~ Sometimes They Are A Disaster
This Is One!
In honor of the dish that doesn’t actually turn out.
God has a sense of humor. I know. I’ve been the butt of one of his jokes. It happened like this… Sitting in the Tea Room at the Woman’s Club…Read more
So far, so good. A half hour in, and I hadn’t said or done anything awful. I gave myself a mental pat on the back, then glanced around, admiring the…Read more
The front porch lights, on the house to our left, clicked on. “Oh crap.” Susie giggled as she dove under a bush and hid. Like squawking chickens, all eleven of…Read more
“Please, Henry. I’ve got to get Gina and I dressed, and fed, and to the pediatrician, in the next 30 minutes. I really need your help.” I glared at my…Read more
* Previously Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Touched by an Angel