I am a super-spiritual, fun-loving artist, writer, & peer-counselor residing in the Pacific Northwest. I am also an Institute of Children's Literature alumna who enjoys writing about the triumph of the human spirit.
Not Welcomed Anymore
He came in like a thief in the night...
Dori awoke with both hands tightly wrapped around the steering wheel and her forehead firmly planted against it. She leisurely rubbed her eyes, then looked around to see that she was dangerously close to her family's favorite body of water for boating: Blue Bird Pond. Ten more feet or so and she would have been smack dab in the middle of her very own frozen metal aquarium.
White Butterfly Beauty
Samantha tugged at the spaghetti straps attached to the top of her two-toned outfit. She knew that she was going to wow the judges today with her one-of-a-kind cheetah print ball gown made of tan velvet and black taffeta. A model needed to be slim, beautiful, outspoken and admired by all. As far as Sam was concerned, she had it in the bag!
Uncool & Alive
Willow craned her head around the edge of the bedroom door. "Good! Yasmin's not home from the movie yet!" Willow said as she flipped on the light switch and immediately made herself comfortable on her sister's gigantic, paisley-print canopy-bed.
A Delightful Calm
Courtanae sipped her second energy drink of the morning and braced herself for her first call. So far her day had been about as eventful as the stale luke warm water in the nearby office water fountain. Courtanae didn't realize it yet but her day was about to get a whole lot thornier.