Wish Upon A Star

Last Fourth of July, my poor husband was bed-ridden, a rare occurrence. He couldn’t even drive to the fireworks stand let alone make it to our beach cabin to host our annual BBQ for family and friends, followed by a pyromaniac’s dream come true. What bothered my...

Claire Has an Inner Lucy

Please give a warm welcome to Ane Mulligan. I’ve heard you are the one who spearheaded the reviving of Chapel Springs. Is that true? Are you from the mayor’s office? If you are, it wasn’t my fault. Whatever it was. Felix Riley takes credit for everything that works...

Kinds of Smart

Years ago, I am parted these words to one of my sons; maybe he’d done poorly on a test he thought he’d aced. “Let’s imagine two boys walking home from school. One of them was a straight A student and the other got so-so grades. A car pulled up driven...

Lost and Found

Hurray, I found my favorite blue earrings! Again. After searching for them for months, I gave up and bought another pair, thanks to a gift certificate from our younger son. I bought the new pair over the phone after seeing a photo of them, and wouldn’t you know it?...