I've used fiction as an escape ever since I developed an imagination, and now I'm sharing pieces of my world with you. I'm a wife, mom, and an awkward introvert who professes her undying love to baristas in the drive through.
Why I'm Not "Going Home" For the Holidays
Roughly a year and a half ago, my husband and I moved from small-town Minnesota to Salt Lake City, UT with our 1 year old, a trailer at least 40% full of Star Wars memorabilia, and the fresh optimism that only two newlyweds facing a beautiful mountain range can possess.
A Hundred Bites
A sharp movement sends me barreling into the wall, jolting me awake. At least, I think I’m awake. My body feels awake, but my eyes can’t see anything. A rhythmic clickety-clack plays secondo to the swaying and creaking of the box car, punctuated with syncopated jerks and thumps as the train speeds over uneven ground.