Essay up at The Disappointed Housewife, and a busy week

First things first: My flash creative nonfiction piece A Fancy Department Store in Cleveland, 1970  is up at the The Disappointed Housewife.  Here’s the beginning: A Fancy Department Store in Cleveland, 1970 We knew we didn’t belong, my sisters and me. We knew by the way the saleslady tightened her mouth, the edges of her lipstick… Read More Essay up at The Disappointed Housewife, and a busy week

Book review: In No Particular Order by Kevin Brennan

In No Particular Order, by Kevin Brennan, self-published, 178 pages Even though I’m a huge introvert, I’m also hugely curious about other people’s lives. I glance into people’s windows when we walk the dog at night, wondering about their daily routines. Are they happy? Lonely? Do they ever wake up with their hearts pounding, worried… Read More Book review: In No Particular Order by Kevin Brennan