Tapestry of Life

If you view your tapestry from afar, behold the connected stories unfolding over time – write your memoir If you prefer to move in closer, see vignettes of life events as separate parts of a whole – write short stories If you tend to come in very close, investigate the knotted threads that weave the … More Tapestry of Life

Cupcakes in a Jam

She was already late. Some wreck on the highway had cars piled up for miles. Leslie was driving Amy to the airport for no reason other than she didn’t know how to say no to her friend’s request. Amy’s third grader fidgeted in the back seat as they sat at a standstill in traffic. Silence … More Cupcakes in a Jam

Thawing Frost

“Hey, Nashville” he called to me. He lifted a large hand in greeting as we met to walk into the shelter together.  I had mentioned on previous visits that Nashville was my home town. He had lived there for a while after his first stint in the Michigan state penitentiary and this had given us … More Thawing Frost