In our last episode, you learned that I spent the week in Storm Lake, Iowa, attending Synod School with a bunch of Presbyterians. Six hundred and thirty-nine of them, to be exact. There is much to tell. Oh-so-much. So much that you will be receiving it in doses. Today’s dose will cover my overall impression… Read More Back in a dorm, chance meetings, and memories of my first kiss
A few weeks ago, a certain blogger by the name of Brian of Bonnywood issued a challenge. He’d give me three words, and I’d write a story with said words. Seemed easy at the time. Then I saw the words: Thematic, Untoward, and Reasoning. I’m sure you’re as shocked as I am. I mean, I… Read More Three Word Challenge in Text: My Thematic Response Using Untoward Reasoning
Note: What follows is something I published two years ago. I’m rerunning it because a) We really did have a party this last weekend so it totally fits, and b) because of said party, the story I intended to publish isn’t ready. So until it is, I hope you enjoy this: We had our annual… Read More Party Planning for Friendly Anti-Socialites
There are few guarantees in this world, but one thing we can be sure of: as long as we keep living, we’ll keep getting older. Which means one day I’ll be an old lady. So I’ve been wondering. What sort of old lady will I be? As it so happens, I’ve known several old ladies… Read More What Sort of Old Lady Will I Be?
Should you ever find yourself near the Sunrise Cafe in Boardman, Oregon, I recommend their Breakfast Sandwich for $3.25. One heck of a deal. And if it’s Saturday morning, you might run into Harry, Karen, Steve and Bob. They meet there for coffee. Last Saturday, they discussed politics, salmon, dogs, and Steve’s ability to turn off TVs… Read More Breakfast at the Sunrise Cafe