Chapter Seven

Family Stories, Intersections

The final chapter. Yes, this actually did happen. Yes, I know all of the people in this story.   Note to Readers: Each chapter in this story has been told by a different character. Chapter One was written from the perspective of Crash, the dad. Chapter Two was told by Scarlet, the mom. Chapter Three […]

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Chapter Six

Family Stories, Intersections

Note to Readers: Each chapter in this story has been told by a different character. Chapter One was written from the perspective of Crash, the dad. Chapter Two was told by Scarlet, the mom. Chapter Three was simpler in language because it was told by Mia, who was then nine years old. Chapter Four comes […]

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Chapter Five

Family Stories, Intersections

Note to Readers: A few fans have noticed that each chapter in this story has been told by a different character. Chapter One was written from the perspective of Crash, the dad. Chapter Two was told by Scarlet, the mom. Chapter Three was simpler in language because it was told by Mia, who was then […]

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Chapter Four

Family Stories, Intersections

Note to Readers: A few fans have noticed that each chapter in this story has been told by a different character. Chapter One was written from the perspective of Crash, the dad. Chapter Two was told by Scarlet, the mom. Chapter Three was simpler in language because it was told by Mia, who was then […]

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Chapter Three

Family Stories, Intersections

(This is Chapter Three in a series. I invite you to read Chapter One and Chapter Two first.)    Frozen in fear, we all waited. Again came the rap on the windshield. “What if it’s Dad? I whispered. “What if it’s not?” Ian whispered back. “Shhhhh!” Mom hissed. “I’m trying to listen. Dad would say something.” […]

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Chapter Two

Family Stories, Intersections

(This is Chapter Two in a series. I invite you to read Chapter One first. )   Hearing no answer from my husband, I repeated my question. “Isn’t it kind of weird that there hasn’t been an exit forever?” Crash glanced at me and nodded silently. Ian piped up from the back of the van. “Yeah. […]

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Chapter One

Family Stories, Intersections

Exhausted, I put my head on the steering wheel. The LED clock on the dashboard said 6:15 am. “We’re already behind schedule,” I laughed. I glanced at the woman in the passenger seat. “You ready to do this?” She laughed. I love her laugh. It was one of the 378 things that had brought me […]

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Road Rash While Walking


Family Stories

  Hello, Readers! I’m very excited to announce that one of my stories has been selected for inclusion in an eBook published by Jordin at OurWeird Lives! It’s probably overtly appropriate that this is a book about awkwardness. My story is one of many included in this collaborative effort. Here is the link to the […]

March 20, 2018

Grandma Margaret


Family Stories

(This is a 4-minute read for the average person.)   “I just don’t understand. Why are we going to see her if she’s not going to remember us?” It was a fair question. I turned to my 5-year-old son and smiled sympathetically. “She might remember us, Honey. And even if she doesn’t, we’re going to […]

March 11, 2018

Chapter Seven


Family Stories, Intersections

The final chapter. Yes, this actually did happen. Yes, I know all of the people in this story.   Note to Readers: Each chapter in this story has been told by a different character. Chapter One was written from the perspective of Crash, the dad. Chapter Two was told by Scarlet, the mom. Chapter Three […]

February 27, 2018

Chapter Six


Family Stories, Intersections

Note to Readers: Each chapter in this story has been told by a different character. Chapter One was written from the perspective of Crash, the dad. Chapter Two was told by Scarlet, the mom. Chapter Three was simpler in language because it was told by Mia, who was then nine years old. Chapter Four comes […]

February 20, 2018