Thigh Highs

Short Story (~1200 words) Ellie pulled her hip waders up over her jeans and ran the straps through her belt. “There you go,” she said. “You said you wanted to see me in thigh highs.” She mock-posed a couple times, laughing, the sun reflecting off her aviator sunglasses and the thick braid of black hair… Continue reading Thigh Highs

How My Daughter Succeeded Where Marie Kondo Failed

I’m a dinosaur.  In this age of smart phones and online dictionaries, I own two physical dictionaries.  You know, dictionaries.  Big, heavy books filled with definitions. About as up-to-date as telephones that plug into the wall, sit on a shelf and stay inside when you leave the house. I have carted them across the United… Continue reading How My Daughter Succeeded Where Marie Kondo Failed