Tag Archives: Literature

Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy

It is early on a Sunday morning. I’m sitting in the empty lobby bar at the Renaissance Marriott Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, the splashy sound of a large indoor fountain echoing in the nearby atrium. Sunday morning diners drift … Continue reading

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Shalom, Y’all

When I was working on my MFA in Creative Writing, one of the books that was required reading was Tim O’Brien’s  The Things They Carried. Set in Viet Nam during the war, the book focuses on several soldiers in a platoon. … Continue reading

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“Something Is Afoot…”

[I am writing to you from Carmel, Indiana, where I’m visiting with a dear sisterfriend (you know, the ones who seem sprung from the same pod, even though you didn’t meet them until you were all grown up) who is graciously … Continue reading

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