Welcome to another new feature on the blog: "In a Flash". These blog posts will feature an image, and a flash fiction written in response to that image. Today's piece is called "Curtain Call".
The first time I realized my wife was a true writer was July ’12. We were living in Houston, she was 6 months pregnant with our second daughter and we had just moved into a new house: a three bedroom, two story with a lime tree and koi fish pond in the backyard.
Today marks 11 months of life with the seriously-stinking-cute Zuri Olivia. So of course, I pulled out "the sticker" to celebrate such a momentous occasion. Which made me realize: I haven't posted these updates in a few months, for a reason that I've been apprehensive to discuss. But... Here goes. Zuri has a bit of… Continue reading 11 Months.
Here is an excerpt from my latest piece of writing, a short story titled: "Summer Blossoms". One of my best memories from our summer in Lansing was the jar of caterpillars. There were fat caterpillars, fuzzy caterpillars, and some that looked like cross-bred bumblebees. My favorite caterpillar was black on both ends, but burnt orange in… Continue reading Snippet: Summer Blossoms
Our third and final honeymoon stop was the beautiful and classic Amelia Island. We'd never even heard of Amelia Island prior to booking the trip. I think I found it listed on some "most beautiful places in the something something" lists on Google. Luckily, the random Google search was 100% correct. The location was perfect:… Continue reading Seen & Heard: Honeymoon Edition (Part 3)