She sits pressing down her crinoline skirt with her sweaty palms and leans back on the slatted church chair. She waits. There is no air in this fellowship hall, so she swings her legs back and forth and looks down at her new black shoes. The boy next to her turns roughly and nudges her. […]
Penmanship Hell! a barely legible scrawl.
To the Doubters: I should make it clear at the start that I watched every single Apollo launch from home or from a black and white television placed on a big stand at the front of the school auditorium. It didn’t matter how long the launch took. Every single elementary class was present to watch. […]
The only time I saw him stay awake during a sermon was one July…
Girls were just beginning to be encouraged to play sports in the late 1960s. I had half athletic genes from my Dad, but my mother broke her collar bone trying to execute a forward roll during high school gym class. It was gym class, not P.E., and the teacher was the gym teacher, of course. […]
Two words. The Dentist. And one more word–Pain. Except there will be more. I’m starting to feel my lips! Don’t blame the dentist. It’s my fault, putting things off for as long as possible, and then, well I promise to get this done and stop eating M&M s…….. maybe. I do want […]