I Killed My Dog
My vet told me that I caused my dog's death. I didn't kill him directly, of course, but I chose to use a chemical-laden product on him that may have led to his demise. At least, that's what my vet said, and I've never been able to disprove it.
The Boy in the Barn
I run. It's what I do. Ever since that night when I found blood in the place where a baby should be, I've tried to outrun the memory, the pain, the shame.
I Got Stuck at the Top of an Amusement Park Ride During a Power Outage
My boyfriend and I decide to spend the day at the amusement park. The park is called Rocky Point Park. It's the late 1980s. We are teenagers. He is fearless. I am a scaredy-cat.
My Husband Didn't Invite Me on Vacation
I didn't want to go to Florida. My husband didn't want me to go to Florida. Clearly, there wasn't a problem. We were both on the same page. There was only one, well, problem. I wanted to be invited. That was it. Easy peasy. Except it wasn't so easy, after all.
My Mother Stalked Tom Jones After a Concert
This is about the time my mother went to a Tom Jones concert with my aunt and one of her friends. My mother and my aunt wanted to go home to my father and my uncle, respectively. My aunt's friend had other ideas; she wanted to stalk Tom Jones around the city - and stalk him they did.
Here's the Problem with Sexting: It's a Lie
Sexting is a lie. Have you ever told a partner or love interest that you're wearing sexy lingerie when you aren't? Have you ever told a partner or love interest that you're sexually excited when you aren't? Have you ever told a partner or love interest that you're thinking of them when you aren't?
My Perfect Cheerleader Classmate Stopped Coming to Class After She Got Pregnant
My perfect cheerleader classmate stopped coming to class after she got pregnant, and I forgot she existed until I saw her at graduation.
My Uncle Reported His Car Stolen From the Bar
My uncle reported his car stolen from the bar, but it was parked in his driveway when he got home. This is what happened. My aunt and uncle lived one block away from the home where I lived with my parents and older brother. Smack dab in the middle of the block was the bar where my uncle and many other neighborhood men liked to drink.