By Jessi Hersh The minute John woke I was screaming, “How was it a good idea to practice sailboat racing in the middle of a war?” He gave an exasperated sigh. “What is your problem Joel? We went out for a nice, deep-sea sailboat excursion. I see no issue here.” “Our boat was bombed John! We’re stranded on an [...]
The art of buying a Christmas tree is a long and tedious process, performed only after much research and many road trips to find the cheapest seller. In the past, buying a Christmas tree had always been carried out by my parents. They bought the tree, after all. They would bundle my brother and I up in parkas and snow boots, and haul us around in [...]
Eighty years. Take a huge step back eighty years and stop to look at your surroundings. Your hometown is no longer a hustling, bustling suburbia. You can hardly recognize any of the buildings. In fact, all of the buildings you pass on the way to school are no longer standing. In their places, there are small shops and businesses, streets [...]
Terri Branche stood silently on the tarmac, her arms tightly wrapped around herself for warmth. Shuffling her feet in order to regain feeling in her toes, Terri let out a huff, steam curling out of her mouth and into the chilly winter air. Licking her chapped lips, Terri cast her gaze down the runway, impatiently anticipating the arrival of the [...]
The first time she heard “January” by Jason Myles Goss, she was seated in an old, plush armchair counting its missing buttons and trying to remain inconspicuous. She had been coming to the Fifth Street Lounge for about a year now, but Marilyn always avoided the friendly smiles and pointless conversations. After a year of so much pain and loss, [...]
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