Last night I arrived early at the annual Solstice party hosted by two of my favorite people, Marie and Joscelyne. Their younger son, Jasper, was serving as lookout at the front door and announcing when guests arrived and an adult would need to come open the door. I was standing by the bar (surprise), … Continue reading Story Time Sunday, December 21st, 2014 — The Time of Our Lives
Dear friends -- this is a snippet of a possible memoir called My Romanovs. Appropriate for all ages. Thanksgiving chez les Rogers Mr. and Mrs. Rogers were very wealthy New Yorkers who were friends with my Romanovs, that is to say -- my grandfather Vladimir and my grandmother Stephanya. Mr. Rogers was tall and … Continue reading Story Time Sunday, March 30th, 2014 — A Thanksgiving story in March
Rockers and Swings: days and nights The chairs I grew up on, did not move. Well, they did sometimes by accident. You scraped the chairs over a wooden floor or got them caught on a woolen rug, or you tipped them back and someone yelled at you. Not me. I don’t remember tipping my chair, … Continue reading story time sunday, march 23, 2014 —
On my last day at the university, I peel my nameplate off the Silly Putty pink square above the small bulletin board rectangle to the right of what was until 2 minutes ago my office door. I walk down the narrow hall --- past the other rectangles and squares with office hours cards and other … Continue reading Story Time Sunday , 12/08, 2013
Dear friends of the unreal -- Sometimes reality bites. This has been a hard month for us over at Magically Real HQ, culminating in an auto collision, that has left us scared but safe. Thank goodness at these times for family, friends and strangers. Family members -- biological and choice-ical -- who send cards, show … Continue reading whew! Story Time Sunday May 19th 2013
Once upon a time there was nonfiction. Here's the beginning of a piece of mine from the Bacopa Literary Review, 2013 issue. Check out Bacopa 13, featuring the amazing work of Gina Warren, Samantha Updegrave, Bruce Holland Rogers, Carolyne Wright and many more! and here's to all mothers of invention....