The Party: A Halloween Short Story

Happy Halloween everyone! Here’s a short story for you! I’d love some feedback! —– The house glittered and glowed in the twilight. JoElle hugged herself, smiling in the waning light. On the front walk, outside the wrought iron fence that surrounded the property, she knew the house was impressive. Smugly, she knew that, once again,…

Were You Wild & Crazy Yesterday?!

February 29…Leap Day…a whole extra day of the year. What did you do with it? In the life I lead in my fantasies I was prepared to be wildly impulsive and frivolous. Maybe I’d hop a train for the city. Wander through the Art Institute. Sketch a few fellow wanderers. Shoot some grand photos of…

Va-va-voom Valentine’s Day

I’m excited to be teaming up with Eden Fantasys and offering commentary on their site a few times a month. Don’t be alarmed! I won’t be reviewing sex toys–unless something really really catches my fancy! But I will be letting you know about all the cool things offered on the Eden Fantasys website. There are forums where…

Reframing My Parenting Failures

Given recent events with all of my children, I have been feeling pretty awful about my parenting skills. Or lack thereof. Seriously, I am not up for any Parent of the Year awards if they are based on recent behavior of my kids. I am a great fan of reframing (taking any negative event and…