Writing Challenge: August 9, 2018 Prompt: "She hated everything about him."   She hated his attitude. It wasn’t that he was mean or disrespectful. No, he was just childish- he thought everything was a joke. She hated his clothes. Always a t-shirt and jeans to everything. Birthdays, parties, dinner- it didn’t matter. That was his … Continue reading Everything


Writing Challenge: April 25, 2018 Prompt: Write about a childhood memory. My sister and I shared a pair of skates. Old, beat-up, and no longer white but now a dirty-faded shade of yellow. Sitting on the large, covered deck, we would take our beat-up skates in hand and we would each put one on a … Continue reading Skates

Holiday Surprise

Writing Challenge: Dec 26, 2017 Prompt: Review your day, week, or month in a poem Day Chosen- Dec 16 He tells me he won’t make it. I had been singing “Home for Christmas” for days, And he will be- Home for Christmas, that is- Just not for my birthday. “I tried” he says, and I … Continue reading Holiday Surprise

Home For Christmas

He’ll be home for Christmas. I haven’t seen him since the green summer at the bay. The blue seawater off the coast- And the setting sun on the Ferry Slip- a memory to last through the lonely autumn. But, he’ll be home for Christmas- To warm me again as the days grow short and cold. … Continue reading Home For Christmas

The Ferry Slip

We missed the ferry. We watched as it sailed away from the slip. The next wouldn’t come for another hour, but it was a beautiful evening in the Pacific Northwest. The temperature was just right: a cool 65. The sun was setting over the bay reflecting orange and gold in the water as the tide … Continue reading The Ferry Slip

The Dress

Writing Challenge: April 12, 2017 Prompt: Write about a fashion model or something that is currently in your wardrobe. There is a dress I wish to wear for you. No, it isn’t particularly beautiful And it’s not particularly elegant or sexy, But there is something special about it all the same. It is made of … Continue reading The Dress