Holding my daughters for the first time, watching them absorb the world around them, smelling their sweet breath, I pictured a fairytale future. My vision of them held details of first steps, first boyfriends, college, marriage and eventually grandchildren. A lifetime of accomplishments mixed in with minor disappointments, disappointments that would only strengthen them to … Continue reading What’s On Your Summer Reading List?
This week's RemembeRed writing prompt was a picture of a burning cigarette in an ashtray. My arm reached across an empty bed, fingertips brushing against a forgotten pack of cigarettes left haphazardly on his pillow. Eyes adjusted to the dim light, searched for movement in the room. A click of a lighter caught my attention. … Continue reading Summer Romance
This is a writing prompt from the website: The Red Dress Club Aaah…jealousy. We all have it. We all feel it. And now we’d like you to write about it. We’ll leave it open: you can write about something or someone you envy, or a time when your jealousy got you in trouble, or maybe … Continue reading Uninvited