Laundry and Lattes

Laundry and Lattes

A short story originally written for a challenge, in which no more that 525 words could be used to write a story that included the following: a woman in a clothes dryer, a wooden hanger, a brush with no bristles, and menstrual cramps.
I hope you enjoy my attempt at a sort of detective drama / mystery!

Delicious! by Ruth Reichl, a review

Delicious! by Ruth Reichl, a review

My review of the fun, food-centered fiction novel ‘Delicious!’ by Ruth Reichl, including the best quotes from the book.

I found Delicious! in my local book store a while back. I was having a shopping spree day where I just looked at covers and found ones that appealed to me (yep – I was judging by the covers… but then reading the back and making an informed decision, of course).

Generational Integration Day

Generational Integration Day

Short story originally written for a writing challenge – “Today was Generational Integration Day at Meadow Winds Assisted Living. Some cockamamie outreach program designed to keep the residents active while promoting the facility’s “wonderful activities” to the community – you know in case there were people nearby thinking of sending their elders to this god forsaken hell hole….”