I don't believe my intent is ever to falsify memories, but somehow family and friends remind me, not so kindly at times, that I have "remembered" incorrectly. They, of course, remember the truth, as seen through their eyes. Perhaps the only memories I can really trust are the ones buried deepest, memories that aren't so … Continue reading The Angry Woman Suite by Lee Fullbright
There was a country French cafe I passed almost everyday to get to my apartment fourteen years ago. It was called La Madeleine and it had the most amazing tomato basil soup. The smell of basil wafted elegantly above my spoon, enticing me to take that first savory sip. I also couldn’t order the soup … Continue reading “Farsighted” by Emlyn Chand
“A life Daddy. I want a life. A good one this time.” Charlie smiled to himself and pulled out the little yellow knife with a sailboat on it, and handed it to Matthew. “No, this is a wiggily life. I want the life that doesn’t wiggle.” You can’t help but immediately feel a connection to … Continue reading “Wired” a thriller by Martha Randolph Carr
The story in Charleston is that money has begun to come back to some of the old families; and money, it is said, has become a motive where once people were content with the antiquity of a name. -- A Turn in the South by V.S. Naipaul I trust Noah Parks. His southern charm and humbleness … Continue reading Who Do You Trust?