Living Among Aliens

For much of my life, I’ve been an alien in a strange, foreign land where the natives were gregarious. They engaged in a form of communication called small talk, which to me seemed pointless and irrational.  As an alien, I had strange facial expressions and odd body language. While I … Continue reading

The Balsam Fir

I’ve never entered a story contest before. This year I learned that the amazing  Susannah Leonard Hill presents an annual Christmas story contest. You can find how to enter here:  I’ve entered 2 stories – Mindy’s Holiday Treats earlier this week and this one, The Balsam Fir: The Balsam … Continue reading