Our class prompt for this week – What democracy means to me.

Spring Update

This spring is bringing with it quite a few changes for my family. We’re moving from Virginia to Colorado for starters. Castle Rock to be exact and if you don’t get the irony in that, you haven’t been following me that long. It’s a big undertaking. Building a house, switching the kids’ schools, finishing graduate…

The Perfect Bite

“Seven,” Gina counted as she set the table, then remembered.

A Dream Within A Dream – a micro prose challenge

It crept through darkness. Shadows lingered over my bed. I waited, blankets pulled up, eyes searching the dark, breath ragged. I could feel it touching me, the only human in the room. My name, a moan escaping its lips. Sleep, would not find me until I answered its call.

The Husband

The wind howled and threw debris against my window. I laid in bed listening to the storm rage outside, as loud as the storm raging in my head. It had been a year almost to the day that my husband killed that girl. She was blackmailing him, so he said. She wanted our money to…