Health

Facing Potentially Terminal Illness

October 10, 2017

By T. Johnson “Stop it!” I scream, as he grabs my shirt collar and slams me into my bedroom wall so hard I see stars. It’s the summer of 1984 and…

Herpes is Forever

August 15, 2017

By S. Levin I hate Herpes. The name reminds me of something dirty and grimy. Herpes reminds me of crabs, spiders, and locusts. I don’t like anything about it. It’s…

Living With an Ill Spouse

August 01, 2017

By Linda Howard What would it feel like if after 40 years of living with your husband, you woke up and realized the person laying next to you in bed…

The Pay-Off

July 19, 2016

Many (if not all) stories have happy endings, when we wait long enough to see the entire story, which we all someday will. As with writing, the beginning and the…

Three Stories

May 12, 2013

1. Recently I was driving from the desert back to my home. Inside my desert cottage, a patio door separates two rooms. Usually I keep that door shut but I…