Short Story Excerpt: Elise

This is the beginning of a short story I have been working on. It has no title yet. For the sake of simplicity, I call it Elise as this is the name of the main character. I hope you enjoy this short excerpt. 🙂 It is 10:35 on a Saturday morning. The air is warm. [...]

Short Story: All That She is Not

All That She is Not On Sunday morning, Natalie drives to her father’s house wishing she drank two cups of coffee instead of one. It is fifteen years after her parents divorced and Natalie still finds it unfair that her mother is the only one who, after all of the court meetings and paperwork, lost [...]

Jacket Collection

May 8th, 2020 Song: Je Cherche Un Homme by Eartha Kitt Mom's Hand-Me-Down: plaid blazer with elbow patches and silver buttons Roman Denim: jean jacket from a thrift store in Rome, Italy (perfect for a night cap on a cool evening) A Night Out: collarless leather jacket, to be worn with jeans and sneakers or [...]

Journal Entry: Twelve & Thirteen

February 15th, 2019 After splitting a bottle of Prosecco on the plane, Deirdre and I made it to Fatima! We arrived in Lisbon and ate empanadas (chicken pot pie-ish thing in muffin form). Alex helped us figure out the metro to get to the bus. When we stepped off the bus in Fatima, we were [...]

Journal Entry: Eleven

February 9th, 2019 Last night I dreamed that a young couple invited me to their beautiful home in Trastevere. It was a villa with a pool and many vines and plants outside. I remember how the couple and their little children were interacting. I could feel their love for each other and their sacrificial mindsets. [...]