Wow! I have a Best-Seller!

That crazy story about the Elbow Fairy who could not decide what to wear has sold 200 copies a day for the last 3 months on GET EPIC! an online platform for children and educators!  It is such a wonderful feeling to know that somewhere out there someone is reading your story and enjoying it!…

Mind your Waste

Sometimes I start writing one thing and another shows up on the screen.  If that magic only translated into a self-writing research paper to complete the requirement that is currently breathing down my neck as the end of semester draws near. This story is more interesting than analyzing how well schools educate for democratic citizenship…

Oblivious

The front door with its smudges of fingerprinting dust provides a clue that something bad happened there. My neighbor, Dave’s trial is at the end of its 2nd week. His estranged wife, Bonnie, lived around the corner with their two children. Bonnie was stabbed to death in April 2015 while the children were in the house.…

It’s Elemental…

On Kodiak, the second-largest US island, you can count on wind and water. If you’ve watched the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” you may recognize the area  since several fishing boats  have their home port in Kodiak.  Of course, it’s an island and surrounded by water, but there’s also precipitation. While Kodiak’s weather tends to be milder than…